How much does an Airport Engineer make in the United States? The average Airport Engineer salary in the United States is $64,832 as of May 27, 2021, but the range typically falls between $56,752 and $73,949. 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. 

Based on HR-reported data: a national average with a geographic differential
25% $56,752 10% $49,395 90% $82,249 75% $73,949 $64,832 50%(Median)
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Job Description for Airport Engineer

Airport Engineer plans, designs and lays out airports and landing fields. Oversees the construction work involved in leveling fields, laying out and surfacing runways. Being an Airport Engineer requires a bachelor's degree in engineering and 2-4 years of experience in the field or in a related area. Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Additionally, Airport Engineer relies on limited experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Works under general supervision; typically reports to a supervisor or manager. A certain degree of creativity and latitude is required. (Copyright 2021 View full job description

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