Average Aerospace Stress Engineer Salary

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The average salary for an Aerospace Stress Engineer is $76,744.
MEDIAN $76,744
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$62k - $107k
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$62k - $135k

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Job Description for Aerospace Stress Engineer

Aerospace Stress Engineer Tasks
  • Perform structural analysis and analyze structural engineering data.
  • Provide input for improvement of department procedures, controls, flows and systems.
  • Develop, create, and implement test procedures.
  • Create stress analysis packages including stress notes, formal certification reports, and design changes.

Popular Employer Salaries for Aerospace Stress Engineer

The top respondents for the job title Aerospace Stress Engineer are from the companies Spirit Aerosystems, Inc., The Boeing Company and Quest Global. Reported salaries are highest at The Boeing Company where the average pay is $99,820. Spirit Aerosystems, Inc. pays the lowest at around $65,388.

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Popular Skills for Aerospace Stress Engineer

Skills in Finite Element Analysis (FEA) are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Office, Engineering Design, Composite Materials and Technical Analysis.

Pay by Experience Level for Aerospace Stress Engineer

An early career Aerospace Stress Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $73,392 based on 20 salaries. A mid-career Aerospace Stress Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $82,880 based on 13 salaries. An experienced Aerospace Stress Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $100,798 based on 12 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $127,000.

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