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 $79,644 to $186,516. 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 06, 2019.

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Job Title Experience EDUCATION Avg. Salary  
Job TitleEngineer III Experience4 - 7 EducationBachelors Avg. Salary$93,513  
50.14%
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Typically performs multiple engineering-related tasks in various assignments within the organization. Oversees the design, development, implementation, and analysis of technical products and systems. More

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Technical Engineer III
Sr Engineer
Senior Engineer
Job TitleEngineer IV Experience7 + EducationBachelors Avg. Salary$112,432  
60.28%
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Provides expert judgment and analysis for the design, development and implementation of technical products and systems. Resolves highly complex technical issues and conducts advanced research. Recomme More

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Technical Engineer IV
Engineer - Specialist/Project Lead
Job TitleEngineer V Experience10 + EducationBachelors Avg. Salary$133,928  
71.80%
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Provides expert consultation in one or more areas for the design, development and implementation of technical products and systems. Resolves highly complex technical issues and conducts advanced resea More

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Engineer - Expert/Consultant
Technical Engineer V
Job TitleEngineering Test Pilot II Experience2 - 4 EducationBachelors Avg. Salary$79,700  
42.73%
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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 TitleEngineering Test Pilot III Experience4 - 7 EducationBachelors Avg. Salary$114,600  
61.44%
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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 III
Maintenance Test Pilot III
Job TitleEngineering Test Pilot IV Experience7 + EducationBachelors Avg. Salary$124,200  
66.59%
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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 IV
Maintenance Test Pilot IV
Job TitleEngineering Test Pilot Team Leader Experience EducationBachelors Avg. Salary$186,600  
100.04%
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Oversees pilots who test model aircraft to ensure compliance with federal regulations and product specifications. Determines if model is suitable for flying and testing. Organizes scheduling for testi More

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Test Pilot Manager
Maintenance Test Pilot Team Leader
Job TitleEngineering Test Pilot V Experience10 + EducationBachelors Avg. Salary$173,200  
92.86%
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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 V
Maintenance Test Pilot V
Job TitleEntry Aircraft Painter Experience0 - 1 EducationHigh School Avg. Salary$41,440  
22.22%
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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 I
Aircraft Parts Painter I
Job TitleEntry Chemist Experience0 - 2 EducationBachelors Avg. Salary$58,600  
31.42%
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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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Chemist I

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