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. The pay ranges vary from $104,008 to $186,797. 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 June 27, 2019.

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Job Title Experience EDUCATION Avg. Salary  
Job TitleIntermediate Physicist Experience2 - 4 EducationBachelors Avg. Salary$85,400  
45.72%
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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 II
Job TitleJunior Model Maker Experience1 - 3 EducationHigh School Avg. Salary$62,470  
33.44%
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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 TitleMaintenance Test Pilot II Experience2 - 4 EducationBachelors Avg. Salary$79,770  
42.70%
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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
Engineering Test Pilot II
Job TitleMaintenance Test Pilot III Experience4 - 7 EducationBachelors Avg. Salary$114,770  
61.44%
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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
Engineering Test Pilot III
Job TitleMaintenance Test Pilot IV Experience7 + EducationBachelors Avg. Salary$124,380  
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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Test Pilot IV
Engineering Test Pilot IV
Job TitleMaintenance Test Pilot Team Leader Experience EducationBachelors Avg. Salary$186,800  
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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Test Pilot Manager
Engineering Test Pilot Team Leader
Job TitleMaintenance Test Pilot V Experience10 + EducationBachelors Avg. Salary$173,450  
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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Test Pilot V
Engineering Test Pilot V
Job TitleModel Builder Experience1 - 3 EducationHigh School Avg. Salary$62,490  
33.45%
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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$62,462  
33.44%
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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. Experience3 - 5 EducationHigh School Avg. Salary$74,252  
39.75%
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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

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