How much does an Aerospace Engineer, Senior make in the United States? The average Aerospace Engineer, Senior salary in the United States is $108,600 as of September 25, 2020, but the range typically falls between $96,000 and $120,300. 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, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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The Aerospace Engineer, Senior 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 associated parts such as airframe, auxiliaries, communication equipment, controls, fuselage, and powerplant. Being an Aerospace Engineer, Senior requires a bachelor's degree. May have concentration in a single aerospace discipline such as: flight mechanics, guidance and control systems, propulsion systems, robotics, or aerodynamics. In addition, Aerospace Engineer, Senior typically reports to an executive or a manager. Being an Aerospace Engineer, Senior contributes to moderately complex aspects of a project. Work is generally independent in nature. Working as an Aerospace Engineer, Senior typically requires 4 to 7 years of related experience. (Copyright 2020 Salary.com)

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