Aerospace engineers are most often employed by the Aircraft & parts manufacturing industry. The average yearly wage for Aerospace engineers was $109,287 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Aerospace engineers by wage are Software developers, applications & systems software, Other financial specialists, and Natural sciences managers.
Aerospace engineers are part of the Architecture & engineering occupations, along with Architects, except naval, Surveyors, cartographers, & photogrammetrists, Aerospace engineers, Chemical engineers, Civil engineers, Computer hardware engineers, Electrical & electronics engineers, Environmental engineers, Biomedical & agricultural engineers, Industrial engineers, including health & safety, Marine engineers & naval architects, Materials engineers, Mechanical engineers, Petroleum, mining & geological engineers, including mining safety engineers, Miscellaneous engineers, including nuclear engineers, Drafters, Engineering technicians, except drafters, and Surveying & mapping technicians
The top 3 locations that employ the most Aerospace engineers are Chatham County (East & Outside Savannah City) PUMA, GA, Bothell (North), Mill Creek Cities & Silver Firs PUMA, WA, and Queen Anne & Magnolia PUMA, WA. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Aerospace engineers are Chatham County (East & Outside Savannah City) PUMA, GA, Beaches & Merritt Island PUMA, FL, and Bothell (North), Mill Creek Cities & Silver Firs PUMA, WA.