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Average Aerospace Engineer Salary in Australia

AU$80,303
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
AU$4,848
Bonus
AU$1,526
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The average salary for an Aerospace Engineer in Australia is AU$80,303.
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A$60k
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A$80k
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A$128k
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AU$60k - AU$128k
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AU$750 - AU$10k
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AU$721 - AU$96k
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AU$60k - AU$133k
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What Do Aerospace Engineers Do?

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Career Paths

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What Are Popular Skills for Aerospace Engineers?

Skills in Technical Analysis, Project Management and Microsoft Office are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Systems Engineering and Engineering Design.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Aerospace Engineers?

An entry-level Aerospace Engineer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$71,797 based on 26 salaries. An early career Aerospace Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$75,412 based on 70 salaries. A mid-career Aerospace Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$89,743 based on 29 salaries. An experienced Aerospace Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$102,335 based on 24 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$118,758.
Employees with Aerospace Engineer in their job title in Sydney, New South Wales earn an average of 2.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Adelaide, South Australia (1.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Canberra, Australian Capital Territory (ACT) (12.8% less), Perth, Western Australia (11.3% less) and Melbourne, Victoria (7.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 166 survey responses.
Entry Level
15.7%
Early Career
42.2%
Mid Career
17.5%
Experienced
14.5%
Late Career
10.2%

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