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What is the average salary for Aerospace Engineers in the United States?

Aerospace Engineers earn an average hourly wage of $51.78. Hourly wages typically start from $31.79 and go up to $74.63. Aerospace Engineers earn an average salary of $107,700 per year. Salaries typically start from $66,110 and go up to $155,240.

These numbers may vary depending on several factors, like level of education, amount of experience, industry, company size and location.

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Highest

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

$74.63 an hour $155,240 per year
Senior

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

$62.63 an hour $130,260 per year
Experienced

The top 50% of Aerospace Engineers in the United States earn:

$50.66 an hour $105,380 per year
Junior

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

$39.66 an hour $82,500 per year
Starting

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

$31.79 an hour $66,110 per year

Historical salary for Aerospace Engineers in the United States

Aerospace Engineer salary by state

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State Hourly Wage Annual Salary Rank
Aerospace Engineer Salary in Virginia $60.73 $126,320 # 1
Aerospace Engineer Salary in District of Columbia $59.51 $123,770 # 2
Aerospace Engineer Salary in Colorado $59.14 $123,010 # 3
Aerospace Engineer Salary in Maryland $57.92 $120,460 # 4
Aerospace Engineer Salary in California $54.24 $112,810 # 5
Aerospace Engineer Salary in New Jersey $54.23 $112,800 # 6
Aerospace Engineer Salary in New York $53.09 $110,420 # 7
Aerospace Engineer Salary in Massachusetts $52.80 $109,830 # 8
Aerospace Engineer Salary in Texas $52.49 $109,170 # 9
Aerospace Engineer Salary in Washington $52.33 $108,850 # 10
Aerospace Engineer Salary in Alabama $51.08 $106,240 # 11
Aerospace Engineer Salary in Iowa $50.80 $105,660 # 12
Aerospace Engineer Salary in Wisconsin $50.51 $105,070 # 13
Aerospace Engineer Salary in Georgia $50.40 $104,840 # 14
Aerospace Engineer Salary in Illinois $48.64 $101,170 # 15
Aerospace Engineer Salary in Connecticut $48.51 $100,900 # 16
Aerospace Engineer Salary in Ohio $48.26 $100,380 # 17
Aerospace Engineer Salary in Kentucky $47.93 $99,680 # 18
Aerospace Engineer Salary in Kansas $47.73 $99,280 # 19
Aerospace Engineer Salary in Louisiana $47.67 $99,150 # 20
Aerospace Engineer Salary in Pennsylvania $47.57 $98,940 # 21
Aerospace Engineer Salary in Minnesota $47.56 $98,930 # 22
Aerospace Engineer Salary in Florida $47.05 $97,860 # 23
Aerospace Engineer Salary in Delaware $45.86 $95,390 # 24
Aerospace Engineer Salary in New Mexico $45.61 $94,870 # 25
Aerospace Engineer Salary in Mississippi $45.51 $94,670 # 26
Aerospace Engineer Salary in New Hampshire $45.17 $93,940 # 27
Aerospace Engineer Salary in North Carolina $44.33 $92,200 # 28
Aerospace Engineer Salary in Nebraska $44.27 $92,080 # 29
Aerospace Engineer Salary in Oklahoma $44.18 $91,890 # 30
Aerospace Engineer Salary in Michigan $44.02 $91,550 # 31
Aerospace Engineer Salary in South Carolina $43.82 $91,140 # 32
Aerospace Engineer Salary in Oregon $43.55 $90,580 # 33
Aerospace Engineer Salary in Tennessee $42.28 $87,950 # 34
Aerospace Engineer Salary in Alaska $42.07 $87,510 # 35
Aerospace Engineer Salary in Arizona $41.13 $85,550 # 36
Aerospace Engineer Salary in Nevada $40.38 $83,980 # 37
Aerospace Engineer Salary in Indiana $39.70 $82,570 # 38
Aerospace Engineer Salary in Utah $36.65 $76,230 # 39
Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics