The things you learn during your degree will be transferable to many different careers.

What job can you get with an aerospace engineering degree?

Most aerospace engineering graduates go on to become aerospace engineers, aircraft mechanics, and pilots. Aerospace engineering grads also go on to become military tactical operations leaders and mechanical engineers. Here is a list of careers where the skills you learn in an aerospace engineering degree will be useful:

What is the job market for aerospace engineering degrees?

Compared to other degrees in the US, the job market for aerospace engineering graduates is strong overall. That’s great news—there’s high demand for the skills and knowledge you’ll gain in this program.

Here’s a breakdown of aerospace engineering graduate employment. Compared to the national average, the number of people who are underpaid (that is, who make less than $40,000 per year) is 35% less than other degrees on average.

Employment Status% of Aerospace Engineering Grads
Employed86.4%
Unemployed0.3%
Underpaid13.4%
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