How much does an Aviation Engineer I make in the United States? The average Aviation Engineer I salary in the United States is $79,430 as of November 23, 2022, but the range typically falls between $71,800 and $84,970. 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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25% $71,800 10% $64,853 90% $90,014 75% $84,970 $79,430 50%(Median)
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Unical Aviation, Inc. - City of Industry, CA

Systems Engineer I - REF1044E

Elbit Systems of America - Fort Worth, TX

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The Aviation 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 Aviation 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, Aviation Engineer I typically reports to a supervisor or manager. Being an Aviation Engineer I works on projects/matters of limited complexity in a support role. Work is closely managed. Working as an Aviation Engineer I typically requires 0-2 years of related experience. (Copyright 2022 Salary.com)

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