How much does an Aerospace Engineer V make in the United States? The average Aerospace Engineer V salary in the United States is $139,829 as of April 27, 2021, but the range typically falls between $123,939 and $154,504. 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 V

Aerospace Engineer V designs and supervises the construction of aircraft and 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 V may have concentration 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 V typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department. The Aerospace Engineer V works on advanced, complex technical projects or business issues requiring state of the art technical or industry knowledge. Works autonomously. Goals are generally communicated in solution or project goal terms. May provide a leadership role for the work group through knowledge in the area of specialization. To be an Aerospace Engineer V typically requires 10+ years of related experience. (Copyright 2021 Salary.com)... View full job description

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