Browse Average Salary Ranges for Aerospace and Defense Jobs

What are the average salary ranges for jobs in the Aerospace and Defense? There are 145 jobs in Aerospace and Defense category. The pay ranges vary from $41,193 to $185,402. Salary ranges can change significantly depending on the job title, industry, location, level of experience experience, skills and more. Salaries below are U.S. national averages data from January 31, 2019.

Explore Related Categories:

Explore Jobs by:

Job Title Experience EDUCATION Avg. Salary  
Job TitleAerospace Engineer II Experience2 - 4 EducationBachelors Avg. Salary$104,553  
56.39%
Job Title, Experience, Education

Designs and supervises the construction of aircraft and associated parts such as airframe, auxiliaries, communication equipment, controls, fuselage, and powerplant. Analyzes results of stress tests on More

Avg. Salary,  
Alternate Job Titles:
Aerospace Engineer, Experienced
Aviation Engineer II
Job TitleAerospace Engineer III Experience4 - 7 EducationBachelors Avg. Salary$111,105  
59.93%
Job Title, Experience, Education

Designs and supervises the construction of aircraft and associated parts such as airframe, auxiliaries, communication equipment, controls, fuselage, and powerplant. Analyzes results of stress tests on More

Avg. Salary,  
Alternate Job Titles:
Aerospace Engineer, Senior
Aviation Engineer III
Job TitleAerospace Engineer IV Experience7 + EducationBachelors Avg. Salary$111,835  
60.32%
Job Title, Experience, Education

Designs and supervises the construction of aircraft and associated parts such as airframe, auxiliaries, communication equipment, controls, fuselage, and powerplant. Analyzes results of stress tests on More

Avg. Salary,  
Alternate Job Titles:
Aerospace Engineer, Specialist
Aviation Engineer IV
Job TitleAerospace Engineer V Experience10 + EducationBachelors Avg. Salary$133,696  
72.11%
Job Title, Experience, Education

Designs and supervises the construction of aircraft and associated parts such as airframe, auxiliaries, communication equipment, controls, fuselage, and powerplant. Analyzes results of stress tests on More

Avg. Salary,  
Alternate Job Titles:
Aerospace Engineer, Lead/Master
Aviation Engineer V
Job TitleAerospace Engineer, Experienced Experience2 - 4 EducationBachelors Avg. Salary$104,600  
56.42%
Job Title, Experience, Education

Designs and supervises the construction of aircraft and associated parts such as airframe, auxiliaries, communication equipment, controls, fuselage, and powerplant. Analyzes results of stress tests on More

Avg. Salary,  
Alternate Job Titles:
Aerospace Engineer II
Aviation Engineer II
Job TitleAerospace Engineer, Lead/Master Experience10 + EducationBachelors Avg. Salary$133,700  
72.11%
Job Title, Experience, Education

Designs and supervises the construction of aircraft and associated parts such as airframe, auxiliaries, communication equipment, controls, fuselage, and powerplant. Analyzes results of stress tests on More

Avg. Salary,  
Alternate Job Titles:
Aerospace Engineer V
Aviation Engineer V
Job TitleAerospace Engineer, Senior Experience4 - 7 EducationBachelors Avg. Salary$111,200  
59.98%
Job Title, Experience, Education

Designs and supervises the construction of aircraft and associated parts such as airframe, auxiliaries, communication equipment, controls, fuselage, and powerplant. Analyzes results of stress tests on More

Avg. Salary,  
Alternate Job Titles:
Aerospace Engineer III
Aviation Engineer III
Job TitleAerospace Engineer, Specialist Experience7 + EducationBachelors Avg. Salary$111,900  
60.36%
Job Title, Experience, Education

Designs and supervises the construction of aircraft and associated parts such as airframe, auxiliaries, communication equipment, controls, fuselage, and powerplant. Analyzes results of stress tests on More

Avg. Salary,  
Alternate Job Titles:
Aerospace Engineer IV
Aviation Engineer IV
Job TitleAircraft Completions Manager Experience EducationBachelors Avg. Salary$142,600  
76.91%
Job Title, Experience, Education

Manages the interior fabrication of aircraft including mechanics, the fitting of sub-assemblies to the aircraft, and final aircraft interior production. Ensures compliance with all engineering, FAA, a More

Avg. Salary,  
Alternate Job Titles:
Interior Aircraft Assembly Manager
Job TitleAircraft Maintenance Engineer, Manager Experience5 + EducationBachelors Avg. Salary$114,000  
61.49%
Job Title, Experience, Education

Manages the service, repair, and overall maintenance of aircraft and aircraft engines to verify craft are safe for flight and compliant with FAA regulations. Oversees the scheduling and timely complet More

Avg. Salary,  
Alternate Job Titles:
Aircraft Maintenance Manager I

Are you an HR manager or compensation specialist?

Salary.com's CompAnalyst platform offers:

  • Detailed skills and competency reports for specific positions
  • Job and employee pricing reports
  • Compensation data tools, salary structures, surveys and benchmarks.
Learn about CompAnalyst