Average Aerospace Engineer Salary

AU$78,045
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
AU$4,979
Bonus
AU$1,300
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for an Aerospace Engineer is AU$78,045.
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AU$59k
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MEDIAN AU$78,045
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Salary
AU$59k - AU$123k
Bonus
AU$1k - AU$11k
Profit Sharing
AU$750 - AU$53k
Total Pay
AU$59k - AU$126k

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Job Description for Aerospace Engineer

Aerospace Engineer Tasks
  • Perform a variety of engineering work in designing, constructing, and testing aircraft, missiles, and spacecraft.
  • May recommend improvements in testing equipment and techniques.
  • May conduct basic and applied research to evaluate adaptability of materials and equipment to aircraft design and manufacture.

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Popular Skills for Aerospace Engineer

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

Pay by Experience Level for Aerospace Engineer

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$71,588 based on 35 salaries. An early career Aerospace Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$71,417 based on 74 salaries. A mid-career Aerospace Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$90,943 based on 45 salaries. An experienced Aerospace Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$102,180 based on 35 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$105,849.
Employees with Aerospace Engineer in their job title in Adelaide, South Australia earn an average of 10.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Sydney, New South Wales (1.6% more) and Brisbane, Queensland (1.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Melbourne, Victoria (8.5% less) and Perth, Western Australia (0.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 197 survey responses.
Entry Level
17.8%
Early Career
37.6%
Mid Career
22.8%
Experienced
17.8%
Late Career
4.1%

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