Average Early-Career Aerospace Engineer Salary in Boston, Massachusetts

$82,134
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$2,750
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The average salary for an Early-Career Aerospace Engineer in Boston, Massachusetts is $82,134.
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$62k
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$82k
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$145k
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MEDIAN $82,134
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Salary
$62k - $145k
Bonus
$491 - $7k
Total Pay
$59k - $123k

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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.

Career Paths

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Aerospace Engineer
Senior Systems Engineer
Aerospace Systems Engineer
Senior Mechanical Engineer
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Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Aerospace Engineer

Skills in Engineering Design and Autodesk AutoCAD are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Matlab.

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 $74,241 based on 17 salaries. A mid-career Aerospace Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $97,765 based on 11 salaries. An experienced Aerospace Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $127,000 based on 5 salaries.
Employees with Aerospace Engineer in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 0.0% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (13.5% less), Huntsville, Alabama (12.4% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (7.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 33 survey responses.
Entry Level
51.5%
Mid Career
33.3%
Experienced
15.2%

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