The average salary for a Project Engineer, Aviation/Aerospace is $96,126.
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Job Description for Project Engineer, Aviation/Aerospace
Project engineers in aviation/aerospace are responsible for coordinating and completing aviation/aerospace projects for their organizations, including engineering efficient aviation systems, communication equipment, and aerospace machinery. They must work well in a team environment with other engineers to achieve all goals and resolve engineering problems in a timely manner. Aviation/aerospace project engineers facilitate communication with project members to reach important conclusions for des…Read more
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Popular Employer Salaries for Project Engineer, Aviation/Aerospace
The top respondents for the job title Project Engineer, Aviation/Aerospace are from the companies Honeywell International Inc, Pratt and Whitney and UTC Aerospace Systems. Reported salaries are highest at UTC Aerospace Systems where the average pay is $113,835. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Honeywell International Inc, earning around $100,206. Vacco Industries pays the lowest at around $92,000. Pratt and Whitney also pays on the lower end of the scale, paying $94,550.
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Popular Skills for Project Engineer, Aviation/Aerospace
Skills in Product Development and System Integration are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Office, Engineering Design and Project Management.
Pay by Experience Level for Project Engineer, Aviation/Aerospace
An entry-level Project Engineer, Aviation/Aerospace with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $68,450 based on 6 salaries. An early career Project Engineer, Aviation/Aerospace with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $75,380 based on 46 salaries. A mid-career Project Engineer, Aviation/Aerospace with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $88,066 based on 56 salaries. An experienced Project Engineer, Aviation/Aerospace with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $106,666 based on 73 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $117,998.
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Employees with Project Engineer, Aviation/Aerospace in their job title in Torrance, California earn an average of 30.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Diego, California (10.3% more) and Phoenix, Arizona (6.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Hartford, Connecticut (27.7% less), Fort Worth, Texas (12.6% less) and Seattle, Washington (6.4% less).
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