Browse Average Salary Ranges for Aerospace and Defense Jobs

What are the average salary ranges for jobs in the Aerospace and Defense? There are 152 jobs in Aerospace and Defense category. Average salaries can vary and range from $80,513 to $188,510. 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 December 26, 2019.

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Job Title Experience EDUCATION Avg. Salary  
Job TitleAircraft Inspector III Experience5 - 7 EducationHigh School Avg. Salary$78,500  
99.48%
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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
Job TitleAircraft Painter II Experience1 - 3 EducationHigh School Avg. Salary$50,481  
63.97%
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Applies pre-mixed and blended paint or coating to interior and exterior of assembled aircraft or parts. Prepares surfaces for painting and protects painted surfaces from erosion. Requires a high schoo More

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Intermediate Aircraft Painter
Aircraft Parts Painter II
Job TitleAircraft Painter III Experience3 - 5 EducationHigh School Avg. Salary$57,498  
72.87%
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Applies pre-mixed and blended paint or coating to interior and exterior of assembled aircraft or parts. Prepares surfaces for painting and protects painted surfaces from erosion. Requires a high schoo More

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Senior Aircraft Painter
Aircraft Parts Painter III
Job TitleAircraft Parts Painter II Experience1 - 3 EducationHigh School Avg. Salary$50,500  
64.00%
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Applies pre-mixed and blended paint or coating to interior and exterior of assembled aircraft or parts. Prepares surfaces for painting and protects painted surfaces from erosion. Requires a high schoo More

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Aircraft Painter II
Intermediate Aircraft Painter
Job TitleAircraft Parts Painter III Experience3 - 5 EducationHigh School Avg. Salary$57,500  
72.87%
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Applies pre-mixed and blended paint or coating to interior and exterior of assembled aircraft or parts. Prepares surfaces for painting and protects painted surfaces from erosion. Requires a high schoo More

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Aircraft Painter III
Senior Aircraft Painter
Job TitleAviation Body Shop Technician Experience Education Avg. Salary$57,401  
72.74%
Job Title, Experience, Education

Checks and repairs sheet and extruded metal structural parts of aircraft. Requires a high school diploma or its equivalent. May be required to be licensed in certain areas of specialty. Has 0-2 years More

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Aircraft Body and Bonded Structure Repairer
Aircraft Body Shop Technician
Job TitleAviation Electrician Experience3 - 5 EducationHigh School Avg. Salary$65,660  
83.21%
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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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Aircraft Electrician
Avionics/ Electrical Technician
Job TitleAvionics/ Electrical Technician Experience3 - 5 EducationHigh School Avg. Salary$65,700  
83.26%
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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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Aircraft Electrician
Aviation Electrician
Job TitleCabin Attendant Experience3 - 5 EducationAssociates Avg. Salary$75,900  
96.19%
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Attends to airplane passengers to ensure their safety while on the aircraft. Serves beverages and food and keeps the cabin clean for passengers' comfort. Maintains supplies on the plane. May require a More

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Flight Attendant
Job TitleChemist I Experience0 - 2 EducationBachelors Avg. Salary$57,067  
72.32%
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Evaluates the chemical and physical properties of various organic and inorganic substances in order to investigate their applications to medicine and other industries. Requires a bachelor's degree. Ty More

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Entry Chemist

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