The average salary for an Aerospace Engineer at Aerospace Corporation, The is $105,756.
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Job Description for Aerospace Engineer
Aerospace engineers design aircraft, spacecraft, missiles, and satellites. They receive proposals for projects and evaluate them for a variety of factors. Aerospace engineers can develop new technologies in these fields, designing new types of aerospace products. They must determine if the proposed project will be technically possible, financially possible, and safe. They will determine if the product meets the needs of the customer, can surpass environmental challenges, and can meet engineering…Read more
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.
Popular Employer Salaries for Aerospace Engineer
The top respondents for the job title Aerospace Engineer are from the companies The Boeing Company, Northrop Grumman Corporation and National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). Reported salaries are highest at National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) where the average pay is $99,208. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Spacex and Northrop Grumman Corporation, earning around $91,800 and $89,740, respectively. Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) pays the lowest at around $70,383. Lockheed Martin Corp and Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $77,818 and $80,000, respectively.
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Popular Skills for Aerospace Engineer
C++ Programming Language
Skills in Systems Engineering and Engineering Design are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include C++ Programming Language, Technical Analysis and Matlab.
Pay by Experience Level for Aerospace Engineer
An early career Aerospace Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $94,900 based on 7 salaries. A mid-career Aerospace Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $111,364 based on 9 salaries.
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