Average Early-Career Aerospace Engineer Salary in Atlanta, Georgia

$75,851
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$2,000
Bonus
$6,000
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The average salary for an Early-Career Aerospace Engineer in Atlanta, Georgia is $75,851.
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$60k
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$76k
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$103k
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MEDIAN $75,851
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Salary
$60k - $103k
Bonus
$700 - $5k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $6k
Total Pay
$62k - $103k

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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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Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Aerospace Engineer

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

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 $60,846 based on 11 salaries. A mid-career Aerospace Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $85,942 based on 22 salaries. An experienced Aerospace Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $101,873 based on 14 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $111,117.
Employees with Aerospace Engineer in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 8.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (7.6% more) and San Diego, California (2.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (6.4% less), Huntsville, Alabama (5.1% less) and Denver, Colorado (3.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 56 survey responses.
Entry Level
19.6%
Mid Career
39.3%
Experienced
25.0%
Late Career
16.1%

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