Browse Average Salary Ranges for Aerospace and Defense Jobs

What are the average salary ranges for jobs in the Aerospace and Defense? There are 145 jobs in Aerospace and Defense category. The pay ranges vary from $41,379 to $186,235. 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 April 27, 2019.

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Job Title Experience EDUCATION Avg. Salary  
Job TitleAircraft Assembly Mechanic Experience1 - 3 EducationHigh School Avg. Salary$52,300  
34.12%
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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$52,220  
34.07%
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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 TitleChief Helicopter Pilot Experience EducationHigh School Avg. Salary$153,260  
100.00%
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Partners with general aviation management to establish and implement operating policies and procedures for helicopter pilots. Ensures flights are operated in compliance with all applicable FAA regulat More

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Head Helicopter Pilot
Job TitleEngineer - Expert/Consultant Experience10 + EducationBachelors Avg. Salary$133,700  
87.24%
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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 V
Technical Engineer V
Job TitleEngineer - Specialist/Project Lead Experience7 + EducationBachelors Avg. Salary$112,300  
73.27%
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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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Engineer IV
Technical Engineer IV
Job TitleEngineer I Experience0 - 2 EducationBachelors Avg. Salary$67,154  
43.82%
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Assists in design, development, implementation, and analysis of technical products and systems. Performs simple and routine engineering design tasks with standard techniques. Assists more senior engin More

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Technical Engineer I
Entry Engineer
Job TitleEngineer II Experience2 - 4 EducationBachelors Avg. Salary$77,754  
50.73%
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Assists in design, development, implementation, and analysis of technical products and systems. Performs simple and routine engineering design tasks with standard techniques. Assists more senior engin More

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Technical Engineer II
Intermediate Engineer
Job TitleEngineer III Experience4 - 7 EducationBachelors Avg. Salary$93,343  
60.91%
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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
Senior Engineer
Job TitleEngineer IV Experience7 + EducationBachelors Avg. Salary$112,223  
73.22%
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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$133,681  
87.22%
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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

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