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Aeronautical engineer salary in United States

How much does an Aeronautical Engineer make in the United States?

Average base salary

Average $104,154
Low $67,984
High $159,567
Non-cash benefit
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The average salary for a aeronautical engineer is $104,154 per year in the United States. 1.2k salaries reported, updated at June 6, 2023

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Salaries by years of experience in the United States

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Top companies for Aeronautical Engineers in United States

  1. Engineering Resource Group
    10 reviews12 salaries reported
    $187,085per year
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Highest paying cities for Aeronautical Engineers near United States

  1. New York, NY
    $118,333 per year
    5 salaries reported
  2. Seattle, WA
    $116,822 per year
    80 salaries reported
  3. Los Angeles, CA
    $112,715 per year
    30 salaries reported
  1. Houston, TX
    $104,953 per year
    22 salaries reported
  2. Cape Canaveral, FL
    $104,052 per year
    5 salaries reported
  3. Hampton, VA
    $102,006 per year
    5 salaries reported
  1. Charlotte, NC
    $99,504 per year
    5 salaries reported
  2. Fort Worth, TX
    $92,682 per year
    42 salaries reported
  3. San Francisco, CA
    $90,319 per year
    5 salaries reported
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Where can an Aeronautical Engineer earn more?

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Best-paid skills and qualifications for Aeronautical Engineers

Top skills
Top fields of study
Aerospace Engineering Degree

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7 jobs23
2 jobs2
24 jobs56
13 jobs29
3 jobs3
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Most common benefits for Aeronautical Engineers

  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible schedule
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance
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Salary satisfaction

Based on 79 ratings

61% of Aeronautical Engineers in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area.

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How much do similar professions get paid in United States?


145,812 job openings

Average $100,866 per year

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Common questions about salaries for an Aeronautical Engineer

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