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 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 TitlePhysicist I Experience0 - 2 EducationBachelors Avg. Salary$66,280  
35.48%
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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
Job TitlePhysicist II Experience2 - 4 EducationBachelors Avg. Salary$85,386  
45.71%
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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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Intermediate Physicist
Job TitlePhysicist III Experience4 - 7 EducationMasters Avg. Salary$96,814  
51.83%
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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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Senior Physicist
Job TitleProgram Administrative Manager Experience5 + EducationBachelors Avg. Salary$131,900  
70.61%
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Coordinates and monitors the scheduling, pricing, and technical performance of company programs. Negotiates and prepares contracts by considering the financial conditions, resources, and contractual r More

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Program Manager
Job TitleProgram Contracts Supervisor Experience4 - 7 EducationBachelors Avg. Salary$102,100  
54.66%
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Coordinates and monitors the scheduling, pricing, and technical performance of company programs. Responsible for aiding in the negotiation of contracts and contractual changes and coordinating prepara More

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Program Supervisor
Job TitleProgram Manager Experience5 + EducationBachelors Avg. Salary$131,878  
70.60%
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Coordinates and monitors the scheduling, pricing, and technical performance of company programs. Negotiates and prepares contracts by considering the financial conditions, resources, and contractual r More

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Program Administrative Manager

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