The average salary for an Engineer Aerodynamics is $80,621.
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Job Description for Engineer Aerodynamics
Aerodynamics engineers design, construct, and test various machinery, such as aircraft, spacecraft, automobiles, and missiles. Aerodynamics engineers research and evaluate the adaptability of materials and equipment in the design and manufacture of said craft. Employers often require candidates to have a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering, aerospace, or other relevant fields. In addition, some employers prefer candidates who have a master’s degree or PhD in aerodynamics or mechanical…Read more
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Popular Skills for Engineer Aerodynamics
Computational Fluid Dynamics
Computer Aided Design (CAD)
Skills in Computational Fluid Dynamics are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Computer Aided Design (CAD), Technical Analysis, Engineering Design and Matlab.
Pay by Experience Level for Engineer Aerodynamics
An entry-level Engineer Aerodynamics with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $71,146 based on 10 salaries. An early career Engineer Aerodynamics with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $78,002 based on 27 salaries. A mid-career Engineer Aerodynamics with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $99,190 based on 15 salaries.
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Employees with Engineer Aerodynamics in their job title in Everett, Washington earn an average of 29.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (11.6% more) and Los Angeles, California (9.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in St. Louis, Missouri (10.7% less) and Charlotte, North Carolina (7.0% less).
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