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Aerospace Engineering Overview - Preparation - Day In The Life - Earnings - Employment - Career Path Forecast - Professional Organizations


Earnings
Earnings for engineers vary significantly by specialty, industry, and education. Even so, as a group, engineers earn some of the highest average starting salaries among those holding bachelor's degrees.

According the U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median annual wage for or aerospace engineers was $109,650 in May 2016. The median wage is the wage at which half the workers in an occupation earned more than that amount and half earned less. The lowest 10 percent earned less than $69,150, and the highest 10 percent earned more than $160,290.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Note: Some resources in this section are provided by the US Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics. Photos are courtesy of NASA.


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