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 $80,034 to $187,396. 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 August 27, 2019.

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Job Title Experience EDUCATION Avg. Salary  
Job TitleTest Pilot IV Experience7 + EducationBachelors Avg. Salary$124,783  
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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Engineering Test Pilot IV
Maintenance Test Pilot IV
Job TitleTest Pilot Manager Experience EducationBachelors Avg. Salary$187,396  
100.00%
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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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Engineering Test Pilot Team Leader
Maintenance Test Pilot Team Leader
Job TitleTest Pilot V Experience10 + EducationBachelors Avg. Salary$174,003  
92.85%
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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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Maintenance Test Pilot V
Engineering Test Pilot V
Job TitleAircraft Maintenance Engineer, Manager Experience5 + EducationBachelors Avg. Salary$115,500  
61.63%
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Manages the service, repair, and overall maintenance of aircraft and aircraft engines to verify craft are safe for flight and compliant with FAA regulations. Oversees the scheduling and timely complet More

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Aircraft Maintenance Manager I
Job TitleAircraft Maintenance Engineer, Senior Manager Experience EducationBachelors Avg. Salary$137,600  
73.43%
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Manages the service, repair, and overall maintenance of aircraft and aircraft engines to verify aircrafts are safe for flight and compliant with FAA regulations. Oversees the scheduling and timely com More

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Aircraft Maintenance Manager II
Job TitleAircraft Maintenance Manager I Experience5 + EducationBachelors Avg. Salary$115,432  
61.60%
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Manages the service, repair, and overall maintenance of aircraft and aircraft engines to verify craft are safe for flight and compliant with FAA regulations. Oversees the scheduling and timely complet More

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Aircraft Maintenance Engineer, Manager
Job TitleAircraft Maintenance Manager II Experience EducationBachelors Avg. Salary$137,537  
73.39%
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Manages the service, repair, and overall maintenance of aircraft and aircraft engines to verify aircrafts are safe for flight and compliant with FAA regulations. Oversees the scheduling and timely com More

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Aircraft Maintenance Engineer, Senior Manager
Job TitleAviation Manager Experience EducationBachelors Avg. Salary$168,207  
89.76%
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Manages the operations of the aviation department. Ensures compliance with FAA regulations and that all maintenance, safety, and scheduling operations are executed satisfactorily. May require a bachel More

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Aviation Operations Manager
Job TitleAviation Operations Manager Experience EducationBachelors Avg. Salary$168,300  
89.81%
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Manages the operations of the aviation department. Ensures compliance with FAA regulations and that all maintenance, safety, and scheduling operations are executed satisfactorily. May require a bachel More

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Aviation Manager
Job TitleChemist IV Experience7 + EducationMasters Avg. Salary$102,884  
54.90%
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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 graduate degree in ar More

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Specialist Chemist

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