Average Aerospace Engineer Salary in Phoenix, Arizona

$80,527
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$4,880
Bonus
$6,250
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The average salary for an Aerospace Engineer in Phoenix, Arizona is $80,527.
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MEDIAN $80,527
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Salary
$60k - $138k
Bonus
$2k - $15k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $6k
Total Pay
$59k - $151k

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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.

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Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Aerospace Engineer. Thickness and color of lines indicates popularity of movement from one job to the next. Visit our career path planner to research other job paths.
Aerospace Engineer
Senior Systems Engineer
Aerospace Systems Engineer
Senior Mechanical Engineer
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Aerospace Engineer

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

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 $69,512 based on 14 salaries. A mid-career Aerospace Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $82,199 based on 17 salaries. An experienced Aerospace Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $112,500 based on 5 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $130,725.
Employees with Aerospace Engineer in their job title in Washington, District of Columbia earn an average of 13.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (9.8% more) and Seattle, Washington (9.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Huntsville, Alabama (0.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 48 survey responses.
Early Career
29.2%
Mid Career
35.4%
Experienced
10.4%
Late Career
25.0%

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