Aerospace engineers are most often employed by the Aircraft & parts manufacturing industry. The average yearly wage for Aerospace engineers was $116,005 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Aerospace engineers by wage are Optometrists, Physician assistants, and Software developers.
Aerospace engineers are part of the Architecture & engineering occupations, along with Architects, except landscape and naval, Landscape architects, Surveyors, cartographers, & photogrammetrists, Aerospace engineers, Chemical engineers, and 16 more.
The top 3 locations that employ the most Aerospace engineers are Seattle City (Northwest) PUMA, WA, Redondo Beach, Manhattan Beach & Hermosa Beach Cities PUMA, CA, and Wichita (Northwest) & Newton Cities PUMA, KS. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Aerospace engineers are Manchester & East Hartford Towns PUMA, CT, Lancaster City PUMA, CA, and Redondo Beach, Manhattan Beach & Hermosa Beach Cities PUMA, CA.