Perform engineering duties in designing, constructing, and testing aircraft, missiles, and spacecraft. May conduct basic and applied research to evaluate adaptability of materials and equipment to aircraft design and manufacture. May recommend improvements in testing equipment and techniques.
According to the US Department of Labor, there are 58,800 people employed as career profile - aerospace engineers in the United States. The median annual salary is $122,270. Entry level employees earn approximately $77,440 per year and senior employees earn approximately $168,370 per year.
Estimates do not include other potential benefits such as health insurance, overtime, or retirement benefits that may be offered by employers.
Data is sourced from United States Department of Labor Employment and Training Administration and the Minnesota Department of Employment & Economic Development.