Average Aerospace Engineer Salary at Northrop Grumman Corporation

$87,158
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$3,110
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The average salary for an Aerospace Engineer at Northrop Grumman Corporation is $87,158.
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$68k
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$87k
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$148k
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What Do Aerospace Engineers Do?

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.
The top respondents for the job title Aerospace Engineer are from the companies The Boeing Company, National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and Lockheed Martin Corp. Reported salaries are highest at National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) where the average pay is $100,509. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Spacex and The Boeing Company, earning around $91,800 and $90,640, respectively. Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) pays the lowest at around $75,904. Lockheed Martin Corp and Pratt and Whitney also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $77,912 and $79,234, respectively.

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What Are Popular Skills for Aerospace Engineers?

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

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Aerospace Engineers?

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 $73,879 based on 26 salaries. An early career Aerospace Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $79,063 based on 51 salaries. A mid-career Aerospace Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $93,803 based on 24 salaries. An experienced Aerospace Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $125,006 based on 24 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $154,936.
Employees with Aerospace Engineer in their job title in El Segundo, California earn an average of 16.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (6.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Melbourne, Florida (19.7% less), San Diego, California (2.5% less) and Redondo Beach, California (0.8% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 138 survey responses.
Entry Level
18.8%
Early Career
37.0%
Mid Career
17.4%
Experienced
17.4%
Late Career
9.4%

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