The average salary for an Entry-Level Aerospace Engineer is C$60,358 per year.

C$44,043 - C$79,157
C$44K
C$61K
C$79K
MEDIAN: C$61,052
10%
50%
90%
C$16.57 - C$35.50
C$17
C$28
C$36
MEDIAN: C$27.70
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$79K
Salary C$44,043 - C$79,157
Bonus C$0.00 - C$7,550
Profit Sharing C$16.50 - C$2,023
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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C$42,156 - C$79,227
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 16 Jun 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 152
Hourly Data C$0C$54
Hourly Rate C$16.57 - C$35.50
Overtime C$31.36 - C$54.10
Annual Data C$0C$79K
Bonus C$0.00 - C$7,550
Profit Sharing C$16.50 - C$2,023
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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C$42,156 - C$79,227
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 16 Jun 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 37

Job Description for Aerospace Engineer

Aerospace engineers design aircraft, spacecraft, missiles, and satellites. They receive proposals for projects and evaluate them for a variety of factors. Aerospace engineers can develop new technologies in these fields, designing new types of aerospace products. They must determine if the proposed project will be technically possible, financially possible, and safe. They will determine if the product meets the needs of the customer, can surpass environmental challenges, and can meet engineering principles. Once they have approved a project, they are in charge of coordinating the design and manufacturing of the product. They will also direct the final testing of the product and ensure that the project meets the proper quality standards. If there is a malfunction or damage in a product, they must identify the problem and any possible solutions.

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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.

Aerospace Engineer Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$61,480

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Aerospace Engineer Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Aerospace Engineer in Montréal:
"Learn Some Software Engineering Skills Too."
Get practical experience dealing with physical hardware testing as early as possible. Don't forget to learn basic programming skills (C and C++) as opposed to automatic ones like Simulink. Keep current with industrial trends and developments by reading good magazines like Flight. Aviation and space. And online sources like Spaceflight Now.

Key Stats for Aerospace Engineer

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 14 votes.
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
65%
5-9 years
25%

Skills That Affect Aerospace Engineer Salaries





▲3%

National Average
C$61,000

C++
▼1%

▼4%

▼5%




▼10%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
vision benefits
Vision: 61%
no benefits
None: 10%