Average Aerospace Engineer Salary in Boulder, Colorado

$82,816
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$6,750
Bonus
$2,543
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The average salary for an Aerospace Engineer in Boulder, Colorado is $82,816.
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$65k
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$83k
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$148k
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MEDIAN $82,816
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Salary
$65k - $148k
Bonus
$3k - $15k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $3k
Total Pay
$66k - $158k

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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

Explore the most common career paths for Aerospace Engineer. Thickness and color of lines indicates popularity of movement from one job to the next. Visit our career path planner to research other job paths.
Aerospace Engineer
Senior Systems Engineer
Aerospace Systems Engineer
Senior Mechanical Engineer
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Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Aerospace Engineer

Skills in Engineering Design and Technical Analysis are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Office, Systems Engineering and 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 $66,406 based on 8 salaries. An early career Aerospace Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $77,529 based on 15 salaries. A mid-career Aerospace Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $93,889 based on 13 salaries. An experienced Aerospace Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $125,126 based on 6 salaries.
Employees with Aerospace Engineer in their job title in Washington, District of Columbia earn an average of 10.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (6.8% more) and Seattle, Washington (6.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Huntsville, Alabama (3.3% less) and San Diego, California (0.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 42 survey responses.
Entry Level
19.0%
Early Career
35.7%
Mid Career
31.0%
Experienced
14.3%

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