Aerospace Engineer at National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Salary

Generous salaries abound for Aerospace Engineers at National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) , with average pay above six figures ($98K) per year. Career length and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Among survey respondents, men are more common than women; 82 percent of Aerospace Engineers at National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) are male. Most workers in this position report very high levels of job satisfaction. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$55,111 - $147,866
$55K
$97K
$150K
MEDIAN: $96,781
10%
50%
90%

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$29.66 - $53.39
$40
MEDIAN: $40.00
50%

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$0$147K
Salary $55,111 - $147,866
Bonus $244.68 - $10,304
Profit Sharing $7,500
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$56,374 - $146,143
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 52
Hourly Data $0$62
Hourly Rate $40.00
Overtime $38.85
Annual Data $0$146K
Bonus $244.68 - $10,304
Profit Sharing $7,500
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$56,374 - $146,143
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 9

Aerospace Engineer Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Aerospace Engineer

Pay by Experience for an Aerospace Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Aerospace Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $67,000 based on 21 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Aerospace Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $100,000 based on 16 salaries. An experienced Aerospace Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $115,000 based on 6 salaries. An Aerospace Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $132,000 based on 14 salaries.

Key Stats for Aerospace Engineer

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
23%

Experience Affects Aerospace Engineer Salaries

▲34%

Experienced
▲16%

▲1%

National Average
$99,000

Entry-Level
▼33%

Skills That Affect Aerospace Engineer Salaries

Project Management
▲27%

Avionics
▲16%

Systems Engineering
▲9%



C++ Programming Language
▼0%

National Average
$99,000

Microsoft Word
▼2%

Microsoft Office
▼3%

▼4%

Microsoft Excel
▼4%

SolidWorks
▼35%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
23%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 98%
dental benefits
Dental: 84%
vision benefits
Vision: 74%
no benefits
None: 2%