Average Aeronautical Engineer Salary

$78,273
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$3,467
Bonus
$2,928
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The average salary for an Aeronautical Engineer is $78,273.
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$60k
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$78k
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$131k
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$60k - $131k
Bonus
$203 - $19k
Profit Sharing
$103 - $68k
Total Pay
$61k - $141k
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Job Description for Aeronautical Engineer

Job Satisfaction for Aeronautical Engineer

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The top respondents for the job title Aeronautical Engineer are from the companies Lockheed Martin Corp, Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company and Northrop Grumman Corporation. Reported salaries are highest at National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) where the average pay is $114,505. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include The Boeing Company and Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, earning around $102,500 and $79,869, respectively. L-3 Communications pays the lowest at around $69,000. Northrop Grumman Corporation and Lockheed Martin Corp also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $77,058 and $79,098, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Aeronautical Engineer

Skills in Engineering Design are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Aeros, Microsoft Office, Matlab and CATIA.

Pay by Experience Level for Aeronautical Engineer

An entry-level Aeronautical Engineer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $69,520 based on 92 salaries. An early career Aeronautical Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $74,142 based on 185 salaries. A mid-career Aeronautical Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $93,714 based on 88 salaries. An experienced Aeronautical Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $105,679 based on 64 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $125,104.
Employees with Aeronautical Engineer in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 20.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (18.4% more) and Palmdale, California (6.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in New York, New York (29.7% less), Fort Worth, Texas (12.2% less) and Houston, Texas (1.8% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 476 survey responses.
Entry Level
19.3%
Early Career
38.9%
Mid Career
18.5%
Experienced
13.4%
Late Career
9.9%

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