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Total Workforce
128,406
Average Age
44.3
Estimated Job Growth
6.1%
10-Year Projection
Average Salary
$106,889
Average Male Salary
$108,990
Average Female Salary
$90,788

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Aerospace engineers and on wages and locations for those in the field. Aircraft & parts manufacturing is the industry that employs the most Aerospace engineers, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Aerospace engineers, by average wage, is Aerospace products & parts manufacturing. Aerospace engineers are paid most in Carroll County PUMA, MD but are relatively concentrated in Mukilteo & Everett (Southwest) Cities PUMA, WA.

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Diversity

Demographic information on Aerospace engineers in the US. The average age of male Aerospace engineers in the workforce is 44.9 and of female Aerospace engineers is 40.2, and the most common race/ethnicity for Aerospace engineers is White.

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Education

Data on higher education choices for Aerospace engineers from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Aerospace engineers is Engineering but a relatively high number of Aerospace engineers hold a major in Architecture and Related Services.

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Skills

Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for Aerospace engineers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Aerospace engineers need many skills, but most especially Science, Operations Analysis, and Reading Comprehension. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Aerospace engineers need more than the average amount of Technology Design, Science, and Operations Analysis.

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Growth Projections

Projections on wages and job growth for Aerospace engineers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The ten-year national workforce is projected to grow 7.4%, but Aerospace engineers are expected to see a growth of 6.1% over the same period. This occupation is expected to grow slower than the national average.

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