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 $57,490 to $187,677. 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 September 26, 2019.

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Job Title Experience EDUCATION Avg. Salary  
Job TitleAerospace Engineer, Lead/Master Experience10 + EducationBachelors Avg. Salary$135,600  
72.25%
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Designs and supervises the construction of aircraft and associated parts such as airframe, auxiliaries, communication equipment, controls, fuselage, and powerplant. Analyzes results of stress tests on More

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Aerospace Engineer V
Aviation Engineer V
Job TitleAerospace Engineer, Senior Experience4 - 7 EducationBachelors Avg. Salary$112,700  
60.05%
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Designs and supervises the construction of aircraft and associated parts such as airframe, auxiliaries, communication equipment, controls, fuselage, and powerplant. Analyzes results of stress tests on More

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Aerospace Engineer III
Aviation Engineer III
Job TitleAerospace Engineer, Specialist Experience7 + EducationBachelors Avg. Salary$113,400  
60.42%
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Designs and supervises the construction of aircraft and associated parts such as airframe, auxiliaries, communication equipment, controls, fuselage, and powerplant. Analyzes results of stress tests on More

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Aerospace Engineer IV
Aviation Engineer IV
Job TitleAircraft and Power Plant Mechanic Experience1 - 3 EducationHigh School Avg. Salary$55,210  
29.42%
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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 Experience2 - 5 EducationHigh School Avg. Salary$63,610  
33.89%
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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$52,700  
28.08%
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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 Completions Manager Experience EducationBachelors Avg. Salary$144,400  
76.94%
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Manages the interior fabrication of aircraft including mechanics, the fitting of sub-assemblies to the aircraft, and final aircraft interior production. Ensures compliance with all engineering, FAA, a More

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Interior Aircraft Assembly Manager
Job TitleAircraft Completions Supervisor Experience3 - 5 EducationBachelors Avg. Salary$91,100  
48.54%
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Supervises interior fabrication of aircraft including mechanics, the fitting of sub-assemblies to the aircraft, and final aircraft interior production. Ensures compliance with all engineering, FAA, an More

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Interior Aircraft Assembly Supervisor
Job TitleAircraft Painter I Experience0 - 1 EducationHigh School Avg. Salary$41,710  
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 Parts Painter I
Entry Aircraft Painter
Job TitleAircraft Parts Painter I Experience0 - 1 EducationHigh School Avg. Salary$41,800  
22.27%
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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
Entry Aircraft Painter

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