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 $66,645 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 TitleAircraft Structures Mechanic Experience1 - 3 EducationHigh School Avg. Salary$52,640  
28.05%
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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 TitleAirframe and Engine Mechanic Experience1 - 3 EducationHigh School Avg. Salary$55,206  
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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Aircraft and Power Plant Mechanic
A & P Mechanic
Job TitleAirframe and Engine Mechanic, Sr. Experience2 - 5 EducationHigh School Avg. Salary$63,603  
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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A & P Senior Mechanic
Aircraft and Power Plant Mechanic, Senior
Job TitleAviation Engineer I Experience0 - 2 EducationBachelors Avg. Salary$74,100  
39.48%
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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
Entry Level Aerospace Engineer
Aeronautical Engineer I
Aerospace Engineer, Entry
Job TitleAviation Engineer II Experience2 - 4 EducationBachelors Avg. Salary$106,090  
56.53%
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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 II
Aerospace Engineer, Experienced
Job TitleAviation Engineer III Experience4 - 7 EducationBachelors Avg. Salary$112,670  
60.03%
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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
Aerospace Engineer, Senior
Job TitleAviation Engineer IV Experience7 + EducationBachelors Avg. Salary$113,320  
60.38%
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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
Aerospace Engineer, Specialist
Job TitleAviation Engineer V Experience10 + EducationBachelors Avg. Salary$135,570  
72.24%
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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
Aerospace Engineer, Lead/Master
Job TitleEngineering Test Pilot II Experience2 - 4 EducationBachelors Avg. Salary$80,200  
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$115,400  
61.49%
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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

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