The average salary for an Avionics Engineer is $89,012.
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Job Description for Avionics Engineer
Avionics engineers are employed primarily by companies which work with aircraft and aviation. Employers generally search for applicants who have Bachelor's degrees, generally in Aeronautics, Aviation Engineering, or Electrical Engineering. Some require as many as five years of experience, but others will accept a combination of education and experience, and some organizations accept experience and training without higher education. Training and certification provided by the Federal Aviation Adm…Read more
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Popular Employer Salaries for Avionics Engineer
The top respondents for the job title Avionics Engineer are from the companies The Boeing Company, United Parcel Service (UPS), Inc. and Blue Origin. Reported salaries are highest at Northrop Grumman Corporation where the average pay is $103,193. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include The Boeing Company, earning around $100,000. United Parcel Service (UPS), Inc. pays the lowest at around $89,169. Blue Origin also pays on the lower end of the scale, paying $97,000.
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Popular Skills for Avionics Engineer
Skills in System Integration are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Systems Troubleshooting, Engineering Design, Systems Engineering and Avionics.
Pay by Experience Level for Avionics Engineer
An entry-level Avionics Engineer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $69,512 based on 7 salaries. An early career Avionics Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $77,794 based on 42 salaries. A mid-career Avionics Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $90,927 based on 40 salaries. An experienced Avionics Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $102,488 based on 40 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $104,304.
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Employees with Avionics Engineer in their job title in Atlanta, Georgia earn an average of 32.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (29.9% more) and Seattle, Washington (12.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Wichita, Kansas (18.4% less), Redmond, Washington (3.4% less) and Huntsville, Alabama (1.7% less).
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