Average Aerospace Engineer Salary in Australia

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The average salary for an Aerospace Engineer in Australia is AU$78,496.
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AU$59k - AU$127k
AU$979 - AU$11k
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AU$783 - AU$8k
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AU$59k - AU$132k

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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 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 and Engineering Design.

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$70,885 based on 22 salaries. An early career Aerospace Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$72,261 based on 66 salaries. A mid-career Aerospace Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$91,299 based on 25 salaries. An experienced Aerospace Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$104,004 based on 30 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$131,800.
Employees with Aerospace Engineer in their job title in Adelaide, South Australia earn an average of 8.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Brisbane, Queensland (1.8% more) and Sydney, New South Wales (1.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Melbourne, Victoria (8.1% less) and Perth, Western Australia (1.3% less).

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