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 $57,291 to $187,078. 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 July 30, 2019.

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Job Title Experience EDUCATION Avg. Salary  
Job TitleAirframe and Engine Mechanic, Sr. Experience3 - 5 EducationHigh School Avg. Salary$63,389  
79.35%
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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A & P Senior Mechanic
Aircraft and Power Plant Mechanic, Senior
Job TitleAviation Engineer I Experience0 - 2 EducationBachelors Avg. Salary$73,820  
92.41%
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 I
Entry Level Aerospace Engineer
Aeronautical Engineer I
Aerospace Engineer, Entry
Job TitleEngineering Test Pilot II Experience2 - 4 EducationBachelors Avg. Salary$79,900  
100.02%
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Pilots model aircraft to ensure compliance with federal regulations and product specifications. Ensures operational functionality and pilot and passenger safety. Recommends changes to cockpit or aircr More

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Test Pilot II
Maintenance Test Pilot II
Job TitleEntry Level Aerospace Engineer Experience0 - 2 EducationBachelors Avg. Salary$73,902  
92.51%
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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
Aeronautical Engineer I
Aerospace Engineer, Entry
Job TitleEntry Physicist Experience0 - 2 EducationBachelors Avg. Salary$66,400  
83.12%
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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$62,600  
78.36%
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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 Experience3 - 5 EducationHigh School Avg. Salary$74,400  
93.14%
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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 TitleJunior Model Maker Experience1 - 3 EducationHigh School Avg. Salary$62,590  
78.35%
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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 TitleMaintenance Test Pilot II Experience2 - 4 EducationBachelors Avg. Salary$79,890  
100.01%
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Pilots model aircraft to ensure compliance with federal regulations and product specifications. Ensures operational functionality and pilot and passenger safety. Recommends changes to cockpit or aircr More

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Test Pilot II
Engineering Test Pilot II
Job TitleModel Builder Experience1 - 3 EducationHigh School Avg. Salary$62,590  
78.35%
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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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Alternate Job Titles:
Model Maker
Industrial Design/Model Maker
Junior Model Maker

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