Aerospace engineer earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Aerospace engineer salary by state

State Name Average Salary
District of Columbia $145,160
California $122,960
Virginia $127,160
Maryland $126,060
Colorado $115,530
Texas $124,200
Hawaii $128,090
Massachusetts $119,010
Louisiana $117,860
New Jersey $114,270
New York $117,470
Nebraska $99,290
Missouri $116,430
New Mexico $108,880
Georgia $114,380
Minnesota $116,360
Alaska $116,440
Arizona $105,490
Ohio $110,380
Alabama $103,422
Iowa $107,290
Mississippi $109,980
Oregon $96,380
Illinois $109,890
Pennsylvania $105,070
Connecticut $100,170
Kansas $102,880
Florida $107,810
Utah $102,070
North Carolina $98,900
Kentucky $102,980
Indiana $93,040
Oklahoma $90,620
Montana $86,210
Nevada $88,150
West Virginia $90,900
Tennessee $86,920
Wisconsin $81,010

How do aerospace engineer salaries compare to similar careers?

Aerospace engineers earn about the same as related careers in the United States. On average, they make less than computer hardware engineers but more than robotics engineers.

Career Median Salary
Computer hardware engineer salary $117K
Aerospace engineer salary $110K
Chemical engineer salary $106K
Nuclear engineer salary $106K
Mechatronics engineer salary $99K
Robotics engineer salary $99K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)