Aerospace Engineering Technician Salary

aerospace-engineering-technician-salary-chart.jpgAerospace engineering technician works to operate, calibrate, install and maintain integrated computer-communications systems for aircraft and space vehicles. It is a challenging career that offers above-average pay scales.

Salary Range

Aerospace engineering technician earn $61,980 on average per year. The lowest 10% earned $40,020, while the highest 10% earned $87, 370 per year.

The top paying industry is technical and trade schools, paying $73,710 on average. The other lucrative industries include scheduled air transportation; aerospace parts and product manufacturing; control, electromedical, measuring, and navigational instruments manufacturing; and computer systems design.

The top paying states are California ($62,730 average), Florida ($65,810 average), Texas ($59,620 average), Washington ($67,220 average), and Georgia ($64,950 average).

Job Outlook

The outlook for aerospace engineering position is expected to remain flat, with little or no increased demand, although no fallback is expected in the numbers of positions required. As of 2012, there were 9,900 people working in this occupation.

Aerospace Engineering Technician Salary by State

State Lowest 10% Median Salary Highest 10% Average Salary
Alabama $33,660 $54,040 $83,450 $55,620
Arizona $37,600 $57,650 $100,700 $63,220
Arkansas $39,830 $49,450 $77,490 $52,780
California $43,010 $63,320 $80,210 $62,730
Colorado $42,040 $62,360 $82,420 $61,800
Connecticut $36,710 $50,940 $70,090 $51,610
Florida $38,690 $68,390 $89,210 $65,810
Georgia $49,450 $64,160 $90,020 $65,950
Illinois $35,080 $57,060 $91,140 $59,780
Indiana $48,590 $71,160 $106,600 $73,460
Kansas $42,950 $66,500 $89,250 $65,490
Maryland $49,440 $65,930 $83,950 $65,820
Michigan $23,550 $52,080 $70,530 $49,520
Missouri $47,860 $67,200 $91,330 $67,620
Nevada $41,670 $58,930 $118,350 $71,930
New Jersey $41,930 $59,710 $73,940 $59,060
New York $26,210 $41,040 $67,130 $43,860
North Dakota $30,260 $59,870 $88,870 $60,000
Ohio $41,580 $57,980 $89,310 $61,590
Oklahoma $40,860 $75,170 $110,340 $72,480
Oregon $40,610 $51,840 $80,190 $55,030
Pennsylvania $41,640 $69,310 $100,460 $69,690
Texas $34,280 $60,070 $85,850 $59,620
Virginia $36,060 $53,340 $73,550 $54,160
Washington $43,530 $67,520 $92,870 $67,220