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 $41,828 to $188,239. 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 November 25, 2019.

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Job Title Experience EDUCATION Avg. Salary  
Job TitleAircraft Assembly Mechanic Experience1 - 3 EducationHigh School Avg. Salary$52,800  
67.04%
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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$52,790  
67.02%
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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 TitleEntry Physicist Experience0 - 2 EducationBachelors Avg. Salary$66,900  
84.94%
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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$63,100  
80.11%
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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 Experience2 - 5 EducationHigh School Avg. Salary$75,000  
95.22%
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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$63,070  
80.08%
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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 TitleModel Builder Experience1 - 3 EducationHigh School Avg. Salary$63,090  
80.10%
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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
Junior Model Maker
Job TitleModel Maker Experience1 - 3 EducationHigh School Avg. Salary$63,065  
80.07%
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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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Industrial Design/Model Maker
Junior Model Maker
Model Builder
Job TitleModel Maker, Sr. Experience2 - 5 EducationHigh School Avg. Salary$74,969  
95.18%
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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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Industrial Design/Senior Model Maker
Senior Model Builder
Job TitlePhysicist I Experience0 - 2 EducationBachelors Avg. Salary$66,881  
84.91%
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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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Entry Physicist

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