NASA Salaries in the United States

Salary estimated from 1,982 employees, users, and past and present job advertisements on Indeed in the past 36 months. Last updated: February 15, 2019
Popular JobsAverage SalarySalary Distribution
59 salaries reported
$87,241 per year
  • Most Reported
$27,000
$191,000
32 salaries reported
$49,619 per year
$14,000
$103,000
$110,159 per year
$24,000
$194,000
19 salaries reported
$113,647 per year
$48,000
$215,000
17 salaries reported
$98,326 per year
$31,000
$211,000
ManagementAverage SalarySalary Distribution
13 salaries reported
$135,214 per year
  • Most Reported
$63,000
$238,000
7 salaries reported
$146,858 per year
$63,000
$238,000
7 salaries reported
$147,919 per year
$63,000
$238,000
6 salaries reported
$147,766 per year
$63,000
$238,000
5 salaries reported
$101,128 per year
$63,000
$238,000
AviationAverage SalarySalary Distribution
59 salaries reported
$87,241 per year
  • Most Reported
$27,000
$191,000
6 salaries reported
$128,245 per year
$27,000
$191,000
Information Design & DocumentationAverage SalarySalary Distribution
$110,159 per year
  • Most Reported
$24,000
$194,000
12 salaries reported
$59,485 per year
$24,000
$194,000
$50,004 per year
$24,000
$194,000
6 salaries reported
$120,851 per year
$24,000
$194,000
4 salaries reported
$107,786 per year
Min and max salaries are hidden when we have fewer than 5 salaries
Scientific Research & DevelopmentAverage SalarySalary Distribution
19 salaries reported
$113,647 per year
  • Most Reported
$48,000
$215,000
14 salaries reported
$115,918 per year
$48,000
$215,000
5 salaries reported
$106,016 per year
$48,000
$215,000
8 salaries reported
$134,897 per year
$48,000
$215,000
7 salaries reported
$116,072 per year
$48,000
$215,000
Administrative AssistanceAverage SalarySalary Distribution
13 salaries reported
$102,486 per year
  • Most Reported
$16,000
$157,000
5 salaries reported
$77,759 per year
$16,000
$157,000
6 salaries reported
$54,933 per year
$16,000
$157,000
7 salaries reported
$51,172 per year
$16,000
$157,000
5 salaries reported
$41,725 per year
$16,000
$157,000
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Common benefits at NASA

  • 401K Plan
  • Employee Discounts
  • Health Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
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What people say about working at NASA

  • A wonderful place to work with great opportunities to travel

    4.0
    NASA seems like a fantastic place to work for official NASA employees. As a government contractor it is an honor to support such awesome work. My position affords me a number of great opportunities to travel and work with some really incredible dyn...
    Team Lead and Senior Meeting Planner (Current Employee)
    Arlington, VA - April 9, 2015
  • Great job with good benefits.

    5.0
    This was a great experience, and good benefits. The Furlough was rough for my little family and I. unfortunately my whole department is being dissolved (removed) by the end of this month.
    Call Desk Operator (Current Employee)
    Houston, TX - February 11, 2019
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