What is the average salary for an Aerospace Engineer?

Annual / Hourly

The average salary of an Aerospace Engineer is $105,450. Salaries start from $65,130 and go up to $150,680. Please note that the average salary for an Aerospace Engineer may vary depending on several factors, like level of education, amount of experience, industry, company size and location. Our source, the Bureau of Labor Statistics, produces some of the United States most sensitive and important economic information, which is based on their strongest commitment to accuracy, quality and integrity.

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Highest

The top 10% of Aerospace Engineers in United States earn:

$150,680
Senior

The top 25% of Aerospace Engineers in United States earn:

$127,740
Experienced

The middle 50% of Aerospace Engineers in United States earn:

$103,870
Junior

The bottom 25% of Aerospace Engineers in United States earn:

$81,710
Starting

The bottom 10% of Aerospace Engineers in United States earn:

$65,130

Historical salary

Aerospace Engineer salary by state

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State Salary Rank
Aerospace Engineer Salary in Virginia 126,620 1
Aerospace Engineer Salary in District of Columbia 121,170 2
Aerospace Engineer Salary in Colorado 118,260 3
Aerospace Engineer Salary in New Jersey 117,880 4
Aerospace Engineer Salary in Maryland 115,000 5
Aerospace Engineer Salary in West Virginia 113,340 6
Aerospace Engineer Salary in California 111,480 7
Aerospace Engineer Salary in New York 110,290 8
Aerospace Engineer Salary in Massachusetts 108,020 9
Aerospace Engineer Salary in Louisiana 106,390 10
Aerospace Engineer Salary in Texas 105,760 11
Aerospace Engineer Salary in Nebraska 105,570 12
Aerospace Engineer Salary in Washington 105,490 13
Aerospace Engineer Salary in United States 105,450 14
Aerospace Engineer Salary in Georgia 105,140 15
Aerospace Engineer Salary in Alabama 104,730 16
Aerospace Engineer Salary in Iowa 102,400 17
Aerospace Engineer Salary in Ohio 100,740 18
Aerospace Engineer Salary in Michigan 98,230 19
Aerospace Engineer Salary in Pennsylvania 98,100 20
Aerospace Engineer Salary in Kansas 97,240 21
Aerospace Engineer Salary in New Mexico 96,620 22
Aerospace Engineer Salary in Kentucky 94,550 23
Aerospace Engineer Salary in Mississippi 94,220 24
Aerospace Engineer Salary in Connecticut 94,180 25
Aerospace Engineer Salary in Florida 93,990 26
Aerospace Engineer Salary in South Carolina 92,930 27
Aerospace Engineer Salary in Oklahoma 92,260 28
Aerospace Engineer Salary in Minnesota 92,050 29
Aerospace Engineer Salary in North Carolina 90,860 30
Aerospace Engineer Salary in Illinois 90,750 31
Aerospace Engineer Salary in Indiana 88,430 32
Aerospace Engineer Salary in Arizona 85,110 33
Aerospace Engineer Salary in North Dakota 83,860 34
Aerospace Engineer Salary in Oregon 82,530 35
Aerospace Engineer Salary in Utah 77,010 36
Aerospace Engineer Salary in Arkansas 71,010 37
Aerospace Engineer Salary in Puerto Rico 58,600 38

Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics