Flight Engineer Salary in the United States

How much does a Flight Engineer make in the United States? The average Flight Engineer salary in the United States is $78,297 as of October 30, 2019, but the salary range typically falls between $67,539 and $93,276. 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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$67,539 to $93,276
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What is a Flight Engineer?

A Flight Engineer (FE), also sometimes called an air engineer, is the member of an aircraft's flight crew who monitors and operates its complex aircraft systems. In the early era of aviation, the position was sometimes referred to as the "air mechanic". Flight engineers can still be found on some larger fixed-wing airplanes, and helicopters. A similar crew position exists on some spacecraft. In most modern aircraft, their complex systems are both monitored and adjusted by electronic microprocessors and computers, resulting in the elimination of the Flight Engineer's position. In earlier day...

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Job Openings for Flight Engineer
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LinkedIn - 10 days ago
As part of a team, a Mechanical Engineer III develops cutting edge systems for the space and ... Experience leading requirement reviews, design reviews, performing qualification and flight ...
Jobble, Inc. - 9 days ago
Aquinas Consulting - Edwards , CA
We have an immediate need for a Flight Controls Engineer with one of the largest Aerospace & Defense companies in the world! Must have an active/current Secret clearance. This opening is on Edwards ...
ZipRecruiter - 8 days ago
Adecco - Grand Rapids , MI
The Lead System Engineer job is a 1-year temporary assignment. Lead System Engineer will ... flight testing * Interface with customers, partner companies, suppliers, and other senior ...
Adecco - 6 days ago
Private Space Company - San Francisco , CA
Bachelor''s Degree in Engineering (Space Systems Engineering, Aerospace, etc.) or a related Science ... Flight heritage with CubeSats * Experience with CAD modeling (i.e., Autodesk) * Experience in STK ...
Jobble, Inc. - 8 days ago
We are seeking a motivated software engineer to join our team in designing, implementing, testing, and deploying innovative software frameworks and data processing architectures for embedded flight ...
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