How much does an Aeronautical Engineer I make in the United States? The average Aeronautical Engineer I salary in the United States is $76,790 as of July 28, 2021, but the range typically falls between $69,490 and $82,190. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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25% $69,490 10% $62,844 90% $87,106 75% $82,190 $76,790 50%(Median)
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The Aeronautical Engineer I analyzes results of stress tests on various craft and missile parts and conducts research to determine flight characteristics. Designs and supervises the construction of aircraft and aerospace products as well as associated parts such as airframe, auxiliaries, communication equipment, controls, fuselage, and powerplant. Being an Aeronautical Engineer I requires a bachelor's degree. May concentrate in a single aerospace discipline such as flight mechanics, guidance, and control systems, propulsion systems, robotics, or aerodynamics. In addition, Aeronautical Engineer I typically reports to a supervisor or manager. Being an Aeronautical Engineer I works on projects/matters of limited complexity in a support role. Work is closely managed. Working as an Aeronautical Engineer I typically requires 0-2 years of related experience. (Copyright 2021

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