The average salary for an Aerospace Engineer in Tucson, Arizona is $74,075.
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Job Description for Aerospace Engineer
Aerospace engineers design aircraft, spacecraft, missiles, and satellites. They receive proposals for projects and evaluate them for a variety of factors. Aerospace engineers can develop new technologies in these fields, designing new types of aerospace products. They must determine if the proposed project will be technically possible, financially possible, and safe. They will determine if the product meets the needs of the customer, can surpass environmental challenges, and can meet engineering…Read more
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 Paragon Space Development Corporation, Raytheon Co. and Raytheon Missile Systems. Reported salaries are highest at Raytheon Co. where the average pay is $89,014. Raytheon Missile Systems pays the lowest at around $77,602.
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Popular Skills for Aerospace Engineer
Skills in Matlab, Engineering Design, Systems Engineering and Technical Analysis are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Office.
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 $66,258 based on 8 salaries. An early career Aerospace Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $71,628 based on 18 salaries. A mid-career Aerospace Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $85,000 based on 9 salaries.
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Employees with Aerospace Engineer in their job title in Washington, District of Columbia earn an average of 23.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (20.8% more) and Seattle, Washington (19.6% more).
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