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. The pay ranges vary from $41,507 to $186,797. 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 June 27, 2019.

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Job Title Experience EDUCATION Avg. Salary  
Job TitleA & P Mechanic Experience1 - 3 EducationHigh School Avg. Salary$55,000  
68.95%
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$63,300  
79.36%
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 TitleAeronautical Engineer I Experience0 - 2 EducationBachelors Avg. Salary$73,690  
92.39%
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
Aviation Engineer I
Entry Level Aerospace Engineer
Aerospace Engineer, Entry
Job TitleAerospace Engineer I Experience0 - 2 EducationBachelors Avg. Salary$73,697  
92.39%
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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Aviation Engineer I
Entry Level Aerospace Engineer
Aeronautical Engineer I
Aerospace Engineer, Entry
Job TitleAerospace Engineer, Entry Experience0 - 2 EducationBachelors Avg. Salary$73,700  
92.40%
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
Aviation Engineer I
Entry Level Aerospace Engineer
Aeronautical Engineer I
Job TitleAircraft and Power Plant Mechanic Experience1 - 3 EducationHigh School Avg. Salary$54,940  
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
A & P Mechanic
Job TitleAircraft and Power Plant Mechanic, Senior Experience3 - 5 EducationHigh School Avg. Salary$63,290  
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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Airframe and Engine Mechanic, Sr.
A & P Senior Mechanic
Job TitleAircraft Assembly Mechanic Experience1 - 3 EducationHigh School Avg. Salary$52,400  
65.69%
Job Title, Experience, Education

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$52,380  
65.67%
Job Title, Experience, Education

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 TitleAirframe and Engine Mechanic Experience1 - 3 EducationHigh School Avg. Salary$54,937  
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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Alternate Job Titles:
Aircraft and Power Plant Mechanic
A & P Mechanic

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