$87,084
Avg. Salary
$28.26
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$3,750

Bonus

$9,826

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Propulsion Engineer is $28.26 per hour.

The average pay for a Propulsion Engineer is $87,084 per year.

$17.75
10%
$28.26
50%
$64.56
90%
MEDIAN $28.26
$69k
10%
$87k
50%
$127k
90%
MEDIAN $87,084
$69,385 - $127,242
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$87K
$130K
MEDIAN: $87,084
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90%

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$0$129K
Salary $69,385 - $127,242
Bonus $1,014 - $7,955
Profit Sharing $9,826
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$67,555 - $129,098
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 199
Hourly Data $0$69
Hourly Rate $17.75 - $64.56
Overtime $26.17 - $69.53
Annual Data $0$129K
Bonus $1,014 - $7,955
Profit Sharing $9,826
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
$67,555 - $129,098
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 10

Job Description for Propulsion Engineer

Propulsion engineers strive to improve the performance and reliability of rocket motors, jet engines, and compressors. These engineers work primarily in the aerospace industry to design propulsion systems and parts such as propellant systems, engines, pumps, pressurization tanks, and control systems.

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Propulsion Engineer Pay By Employer

$0$122K

$85,536

Spacex
16 profiles
$79,508

Blue Origin
9 profiles
$95,586

Propulsion Engineer Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Propulsion Engineer

Pay by Experience for a Propulsion Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Propulsion Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $79,000 based on 71 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Propulsion Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $95,000 based on 28 salaries. An experienced Propulsion Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $101,000 based on 15 salaries. A Propulsion Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $110,000 based on 6 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

5%

National Average: $88,824

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

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Key Stats for Propulsion Engineer

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 35 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
8%

Experience Affects Propulsion Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
▲24%

Experienced
▲14%

▲7%

National Average
$89,000

▼11%

Skills That Affect Propulsion Engineer Salaries

Matlab
▲3%

Systems Engineering
▲1%

National Average
$89,000

Engineering Design
▼5%

Technical Analysis
▼7%

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
▼9%

Test Engineering
▼12%

ANSYS Simulation Software
▼13%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 35 votes.

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 97%
dental benefits
Dental: 94%
vision benefits
Vision: 87%
no benefits
None: 1%