Browse Average Salary Ranges for Aerospace and Defense Jobs

What are the average salary ranges for jobs in the Aerospace and Defense? There are 148 jobs in Aerospace and Defense category. Average salaries can vary and range from $41,769 to $187,958. Salary ranges can differ significantly depending on the job, industry, location, required experience, specific skills, education, and other factors... Salaries listed below are U.S. national averages data from October 30, 2019.

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Job Title Experience EDUCATION Avg. Salary  
Job TitleAircraft Assembly Mechanic Experience1 - 3 EducationHigh School Avg. Salary$52,800  
34.07%
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Assembles major structures and subassemblies such as bulkheads, fuselage panels, rudders, flaps, and stabilizers. Also responsible for filing, burring, crimping, framing, drilling, and reaming. May be More

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Structural Assembler
Aircraft Structures Mechanic
Job TitleAircraft Structures Mechanic Experience1 - 3 EducationHigh School Avg. Salary$52,710  
34.01%
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Assembles major structures and subassemblies such as bulkheads, fuselage panels, rudders, flaps, and stabilizers. Also responsible for filing, burring, crimping, framing, drilling, and reaming. May be More

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Structural Assembler
Aircraft Assembly Mechanic
Job TitleEntry Physicist Experience0 - 2 EducationBachelors Avg. Salary$66,800  
43.10%
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Researches subjects such as mechanics, heat, light, sound, electricity, pneumatics, magnetism, and radiation. Develops laws and theories of physics for their application to specific industries and fie More

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Physicist I
Job TitleIndustrial Design/Model Maker Experience1 - 3 EducationHigh School Avg. Salary$63,000  
40.65%
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Creates, designs, and constructs tools and parts in a variety of materials such as wood and plastic. Uses blueprints, drawings, and/or CAD designs to create models according to established specificati More

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Model Maker
Junior Model Maker
Model Builder
Job TitleIndustrial Design/Senior Model Maker Experience2 - 5 EducationHigh School Avg. Salary$74,900  
48.33%
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Creates, designs, and constructs tools and parts in a variety of materials such as wood and plastic. Uses blueprints, drawings, and/or CAD designs to create models according to established specificati More

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Model Maker, Sr.
Senior Model Builder
Job TitleIntermediate Physicist Experience2 - 4 EducationBachelors Avg. Salary$86,000  
55.49%
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Researches subjects such as mechanics, heat, light, sound, electricity, pneumatics, magnetism, and radiation. Develops laws and theories of physics for their application to specific industries and fie More

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Physicist II
Job TitleJunior Model Maker Experience1 - 3 EducationHigh School Avg. Salary$62,950  
40.62%
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Creates, designs, and constructs tools and parts in a variety of materials such as wood and plastic. Uses blueprints, drawings, and/or CAD designs to create models according to established specificati More

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Model Maker
Industrial Design/Model Maker
Model Builder
Job TitleModel Builder Experience1 - 3 EducationHigh School Avg. Salary$62,990  
40.65%
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Creates, designs, and constructs tools and parts in a variety of materials such as wood and plastic. Uses blueprints, drawings, and/or CAD designs to create models according to established specificati More

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Model Maker
Industrial Design/Model Maker
Junior Model Maker
Job TitleModel Maker Experience1 - 3 EducationHigh School Avg. Salary$62,949  
40.62%
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Creates, designs, and constructs tools and parts in a variety of materials such as wood and plastic. Uses blueprints, drawings, and/or CAD designs to create models according to established specificati More

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Industrial Design/Model Maker
Junior Model Maker
Model Builder
Job TitleModel Maker, Sr. Experience2 - 5 EducationHigh School Avg. Salary$74,830  
48.29%
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Creates, designs, and constructs tools and parts in a variety of materials such as wood and plastic. Uses blueprints, drawings, and/or CAD designs to create models according to established specificati More

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Industrial Design/Senior Model Maker
Senior Model Builder

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