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Average Aerospace Engineer Salary in Wichita, Kansas

$70,488
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$5,898
Bonus
$2,496
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The average salary for an Aerospace Engineer in Wichita, Kansas is $70,488.
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$59k
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$70k
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$122k
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What Do Aerospace Engineers Do?

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 Textron, Inc., Cessna Aircraft Company and Bombardier. Reported salaries are highest at Bombardier where the average pay is $72,250. Textron, Inc. pays the lowest at around $60,747.

Career Paths

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What Are Popular Skills for Aerospace Engineers?

Skills in Technical Analysis, Microsoft Office and Finite Element Analysis (FEA) are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Engineering Design and CATIA.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Aerospace Engineers?

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 $62,068 based on 11 salaries. An early career Aerospace Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $63,567 based on 21 salaries. A mid-career Aerospace Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $70,493 based on 13 salaries. An experienced Aerospace Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $100,000 based on 9 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $117,449.
Employees with Aerospace Engineer in their job title in Washington, District of Columbia earn an average of 30.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (29.3% more) and Los Angeles, California (27.3% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 70 survey responses.
Entry Level
15.7%
Early Career
30.0%
Mid Career
18.6%
Experienced
12.9%
Late Career
22.9%

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