How much does an Aerospace Systems Engineer make in Washington, DC? The average Aerospace Systems Engineer salary in Washington, DC is $86,859 as of January 29, 2021, but the salary range typically falls between $74,460 and $104,475. 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. 

Search Aerospace Systems Engineer Jobs in Washington, DC

How to Become a Systems Engineer

Aerospace Systems Engineer

Review the job openings and experience requirements for the Aerospace Systems Engineer job to confirm that it is the job you are seeking.

See user submitted job responsibilities for Aerospace Systems Engineer.

Job Openings for Aerospace Systems Engineer in Washington, DC
RGBSI Aerospace & Defense - Alexandria , VA
RGBSI Aerospace & Defense LLC is dedicated to providing the highest quality engineering services to ... The systems engineer's primary role is to support the Government T&AM Program Manager in evaluating ...
LinkedIn - 9 days ago
RGBSI Aerospace & Defense - Alexandria , VA
RGBSI Aerospace & Defense LLC is dedicated to providing the highest quality engineering services to ... Develop DoD Systems Engineering guidance as it relates to program planning and execution for MOSA ...
LinkedIn - 9 days ago
Butler Aerospace and Defense - Arlington , VA
Systems Engineer Location: Arlington, VA (22202) 10 months Secret Clearance As a Systems Engineer ... Employment with Butler America Aerospace, LLC. is governed on the basis of qualifications and ...
Nexxt - 14 days ago
AEVEX Aerospace - Washington , DC
Senior FMS Systems Engineer - Telework This position is the Senior Foreign Military Sales (FMS ... AEVEX Aerospace AEVEX Aerospace, headquartered in Solana Beach, California, supports the U.S ...
ZipRecruiter - 15 days ago
BOEING - Springfield , VA
In the role of a Systems Engineer the selected candidate will: Serve as a focal point for vehicle ... Classroom or work related experience with aerospace engineering vehicles. * May be required to ...
Boeing - 14 days ago
Experience with satellite ground or aerospace systems. * Experience working in a customer environment and/or a classified environment. * Systems Engineering certification through International ...
Peraton - 17 days ago
Not the job you're looking for? Search more salaries here:

Are you an HR manager or compensation specialist?'s CompAnalyst platform offers:

  • Detailed skills and competency reports for specific positions
  • Job and employee pricing reports
  • Compensation data tools, salary structures, surveys and benchmarks.
Learn about CompAnalyst

Understand the total compensation opportunity for an Aerospace Systems Engineer, base salary plus other pay elements

Average Base Salary

Core compensation


Average Total Cash Compensation

Includes base and annual incentives

These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total cash compensation for the job of Aerospace Systems Engineer in Washington, DC. The base salary for Aerospace Systems Engineer ranges from $74,460 to $104,475 with the average base salary of $86,859. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $76,035 to $109,356 with the average total cash compensation of $89,666.

Discover how your pay is adjusted for skills, experience, and other factors

How much should you be paid?

For a real-time salary target, tell us more about your role in the four categories below.



About Washington, District of Columbia    Washington, D.C. is located in the mid-Atlantic region of the U.S. East Coast. Due to the District of Columbia retrocession, the city has a total area....More

Washington, District of Columbia  area prices were up 1.3% from a year ago

Aerospace Systems Engineer Salary in popular cities: