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 $41,320 to $185,964. 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 March 28, 2019.

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Job Title Experience EDUCATION Avg. Salary  
Job TitleA & P Mechanic Experience1 - 3 EducationHigh School Avg. Salary$54,700  
68.88%
Job Title, Experience, Education

Maintains, repairs, and troubleshoots aircraft airframe and engine to ensure aircraft conformance with FAA regulations. Troubleshoots and determines malfunctioning parts. Recommends part changes or ad More

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Airframe and Engine Mechanic
Aircraft and Power Plant Mechanic
Job TitleA & P Senior Mechanic Experience3 - 5 EducationHigh School Avg. Salary$63,100  
79.46%
Job Title, Experience, Education

Maintains, repairs, and troubleshoots aircraft airframe and engine to ensure aircraft conformance with FAA regulations. Troubleshoots and determines malfunctioning parts. Recommends part changes or ad More

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Airframe and Engine Mechanic, Sr.
Aircraft and Power Plant Mechanic, Senior
Job TitleAerospace Engineer I Experience0 - 2 EducationBachelors Avg. Salary$73,318  
92.32%
Job Title, Experience, Education

Designs and supervises the construction of aircraft and aerospace products as well as associated parts such as airframe, auxiliaries, communication equipment, controls, fuselage, and powerplant. Analy More

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Aerospace Engineer, Entry
Aviation Engineer I
Job TitleAerospace Engineer, Entry Experience0 - 2 EducationBachelors Avg. Salary$73,400  
92.43%
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Designs and supervises the construction of aircraft and aerospace products as well as associated parts such as airframe, auxiliaries, communication equipment, controls, fuselage, and powerplant. Analy More

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Aerospace Engineer I
Aviation Engineer I
Job TitleAircraft and Power Plant Mechanic Experience1 - 3 EducationHigh School Avg. Salary$54,690  
68.87%
Job Title, Experience, Education

Maintains, repairs, and troubleshoots aircraft airframe and engine to ensure aircraft conformance with FAA regulations. Troubleshoots and determines malfunctioning parts. Recommends part changes or ad More

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Airframe and Engine Mechanic
A & P Mechanic
Job TitleAircraft and Power Plant Mechanic, Senior Experience3 - 5 EducationHigh School Avg. Salary$63,020  
79.36%
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Maintains, repairs, and troubleshoots aircraft airframe and engine to ensure aircraft conformance with FAA regulations. Troubleshoots and determines malfunctioning parts. Recommends part changes or ad More

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Airframe and Engine Mechanic, Sr.
A & P Senior Mechanic
Job TitleAircraft Assembly Mechanic Experience1 - 3 EducationHigh School Avg. Salary$52,200  
65.73%
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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 Electrician Experience3 - 5 EducationHigh School Avg. Salary$64,600  
81.34%
Job Title, Experience, Education

Installs and repairs electrical wiring and/or cable on aircraft in adherence to established specifications. Cuts and strips wire, insulates connections, and performs all other duties necessary in the More

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Aviation Electrician
Avionics/ Electrical Technician
Job TitleAircraft Inspector II Experience3 - 5 EducationHigh School Avg. Salary$69,500  
87.52%
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Inspects aircraft, aircraft systems, equipment, and parts to ensure safe flying and conformance to specifications and government regulations and procedures. Oversees part installation and inspects adj More

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Flight Inspector II
Job TitleAircraft Inspector III Experience5 - 7 EducationHigh School Avg. Salary$77,200  
97.21%
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Inspects aircraft, aircraft systems, equipment, and parts to ensure safe flying and conformance to specifications and government regulations and procedures. Oversees part installation and inspects adj More

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Flight Inspector III

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