How much does an Aerospace Engineer I make in Washington, DC? The average Aerospace Engineer I salary in Washington, DC is $84,926 as of March 29, 2021, but the range typically falls between $76,760 and $90,849. 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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Job Description for Aerospace Engineer I

Aerospace Engineer I 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. Analyzes results of stress tests on various craft and missile parts and conducts research to determine flight characteristics. Being an Aerospace Engineer I may concentrate in a single aerospace discipline such as flight mechanics, guidance, and control systems, propulsion systems, robotics, or aerodynamics. Requires a bachelor's degree. Additionally, Aerospace Engineer I typically reports to a supervisor or manager. The Aerospace Engineer I works on projects/matters of limited complexity in a support role. Work is closely managed. To be an Aerospace Engineer I typically requires 0-2 years of related experience. (Copyright 2021 Salary.com)... View full job description

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