Average Aerospace Engineer Salary in Hampton, Virginia

$72,718
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$4,000
Bonus
$2,027
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The average salary for an Aerospace Engineer in Hampton, Virginia is $72,718.
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$52k
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$73k
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$103k
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MEDIAN $72,718
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Salary
$52k - $103k
Bonus
$400 - $5k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $2k
Total Pay
$49k - $102k

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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.

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Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Aerospace Engineer. Thickness and color of lines indicates how common a path is.
Aerospace Engineer
Senior Mechanical Engineer
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Aerospace Engineer

Skills in Technical Analysis, Systems Engineering, Engineering Design and Microsoft Office 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 $57,808 based on 9 salaries. An early career Aerospace Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $61,998 based on 11 salaries. A mid-career Aerospace Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $81,559 based on 8 salaries. An experienced Aerospace Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $87,875 based on 6 salaries.
Employees with Aerospace Engineer in their job title in Washington, District of Columbia earn an average of 27.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (21.7% more) and Seattle, Washington (20.9% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 34 survey responses.
Entry Level
26.5%
Early Career
32.4%
Mid Career
23.5%
Experienced
17.6%

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