Aeronautical Engineer Salary (Canada)
The average salary for an Aeronautical Engineer is C$76,276 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases steeply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.
|Salary||C$40,000 - C$87,473|
|Bonus||C$0.00 - C$12,382|
|Total Pay (||C$40,851 - C$98,339|
Job Description for Aeronautical Engineer
Most of the time, aeronautical engineers work for the government or defense contractors. Some positions require security clearance because they often work in facilities that require special access. Aerospace engineers design, maintain, and oversee the research and development of different types of aircraft, spacecraft, satellites, and missiles. In addition, they are required to test prototypes to make sure that they function in accordance with their intended plan and original design. Aeronautical engineers are involved in the manufacturing and testing of aircraft and aerospace products.Read More...
Aeronautical engineers must have a bachelor's degree in engineering (civil, electrical, electronic, chemical, industrial, mechanical, aeronautical, or computer) or in technical field. They must also have significant work experience in a relevant field. Experience with aeroacoustics, aerodynamics, or computational fluid dynamics is preferred. A master’s degree in aeroacoustics or a related is often preferred.
Aeronautical engineers work in a team environment. They must have excellent oral and written communication skills. They must keep themselves up to date with various new technology. They are encouraged to take continuing education courses. They must read relevant engineering journals. They must be willing to attend various workshops and conferences. They often must be able to communicate efficiently and effectively with both internal and external customers regarding technology integration and specific requirements and outcomes. Therefore, good customer service skills are required for jobs that require clients' interaction. Maintaining confidentiality and protecting their organization’s proprietary products and technology are necessary. Aeronautical engineers may be required to travel. They must be flexible in order to meet tight deadlines. (Copyright 2018 PayScale.com)
Aeronautical Engineer Tasks
- Utilize engineering knowledge for project management; estimate timelines and schedules; anticipate risks and costs related to the technical aspects of the project.
- Coordinate and communicate between various areas; supervise and train project staff as needed.
- Plan and organize technical projects from conception to completion.
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