Average Early-Career Aerospace Engineer Salary in Seattle, Washington

$82,177
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$2,073
Bonus
$1,000
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The average salary for an Early-Career Aerospace Engineer in Seattle, Washington is $82,177.
10%
$67k
MEDIAN
$82k
90%
$98k
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Salary
$67k - $98k
Bonus
$507 - $8k
Profit Sharing
$280 - $17k
Total Pay
$64k - $101k

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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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Popular Skills for Aerospace Engineer

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

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 $67,563 based on 14 salaries. A mid-career Aerospace Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $97,035 based on 62 salaries. An experienced Aerospace Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $113,591 based on 36 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $125,511.
Employees with .NET Software Developer / Programmer in these locations earn less than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (13.0% less), Huntsville, Alabama (11.5% less) and Denver, Colorado (9.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 153 survey responses.
Entry Level
9.2%
Mid Career
40.5%
Experienced
23.5%
Late Career
26.8%

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