Aircraft Design Engineer Salary in the United States

How much does an Aircraft Design Engineer make hourly in the United States? The average hourly wage for an Aircraft Design Engineer in the United States is $36 as of September 26, 2019, but the salary range typically falls between $31 and $41. Hourly rate 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.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

Aircraft Design Engineer

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These charts show the average hourly wage (core compensation), as well as the average total hourly cash compensation for the job of Aircraft Design Engineer in the United States. The average hourly rate for Aircraft Design Engineer ranges from $31 to $41 with the average hourly pay of $36. The total hourly cash compensation, which includes base and short-term incentives, can vary anywhere from $32 to $44 with the average total hourly cash compensation of $37.

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Job Openings for Aircraft Design Engineer
PEAK Technical Staffing USA - Chatsworth , CA
Review aircraft integration and interface requirements early in the design process * Perform detail ... Knowledge of Engineering Change Management Process. Minimum Requirements * Bachelor's Degree in ...
ZipRecruiter - 4 days ago
Engineering Technical Group - Wichita , KS
... aircraft systems. Essential Duties · Design schematics for mixed-signal circuits while ... Engineering with Computer or Software emphasis · Required 5+ years of professional experience ...
ZipRecruiter - 1 day ago
net2source inc. - Lake Forest , California
Senior System/Principal Engineer (Aerospace /Aircraft) Location: Lake Forest, California 92630 (on ... Support system design through analytical white papers. Develop System Development Plan and System ...
Jobtome - Today
Craft Recruiting - Kirkland , WA
We are seeking a Mechanical Design Engineer with hands-on experience with thermal FEA and CAD tools. Work on a brilliant team and enjoy enormous potential for learning, impact, and growth in a small ...
Appcast - 6 days ago
Safemark Systems - Sanford , FL
SCOPE The Mechanical Engineer's primary purpose is to support product development from initial concept through launch. The process requires mechanical aptitude, CAD experience, scientific reasoning ...
ZipRecruiter - Today
The Spaceship Company - Mojave , CA
Understanding of aircraft design and engineering processes, including Model Based Definition, Product Lifecycle Management, Configuration Management, and Configuration ControlExcellent verbal and ...
Experteer UK - 4 days ago