Average Aerospace Engineer Salary in Fairfax, Virginia

$77,000
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$3,000
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The average salary for an Aerospace Engineer in Fairfax, Virginia is $77,000.
25%
$60k
25%
$77k
50%
$101k
75%
75%
MEDIAN $77,000
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Salary
$60k - $101k
Bonus
$0 - $3k
Total Pay
$60k - $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.

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 Systems Engineer
Senior Mechanical Engineer
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

Aerospace Engineer Job Listings

Employees with Aerospace Engineer in their job title in Washington, District of Columbia earn an average of 20.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (15.0% more) and Seattle, Washington (14.2% more).

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