Average Aerospace Engineer Salary in Wichita, Kansas

$65,921
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$5,000
Bonus
$1,600
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The average salary for an Aerospace Engineer in Wichita, Kansas is $65,921.
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$58k
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$66k
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$116k
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MEDIAN $65,921
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Salary
$58k - $116k
Bonus
$503 - $25k
Profit Sharing
$500 - $3k
Total Pay
$57k - $137k

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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.

Popular Employer Salaries for Aerospace Engineer

The top respondents for the job title Aerospace Engineer are from the companies Textron, Inc., Bombardier and Cessna Aircraft Company. Reported salaries are highest at Bombardier where the average pay is $71,103. Textron, Inc. pays the lowest at around $58,793.

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

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Popular Skills for Aerospace Engineer

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

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 $60,106 based on 24 salaries. An early career Aerospace Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $62,747 based on 28 salaries. A mid-career Aerospace Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $73,638 based on 17 salaries. An experienced Aerospace Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $87,713 based on 9 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $114,219.
Employees with Aerospace Engineer in their job title in Washington, District of Columbia earn an average of 40.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (34.3% more) and Seattle, Washington (33.4% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 91 survey responses.
Entry Level
26.4%
Early Career
30.8%
Mid Career
18.7%
Experienced
9.9%
Late Career
14.3%

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