Aerospace Engineering and Operations Technician Salary in Sector of Manufacturing

The salary statistics of aerospace engineering and operations technicians in the industry sector of manufacturing are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare aerospace engineering and operations technician salaries in different industries within the manufacturing sector.

Average Annual Salary of Aerospace Engineering and Operations Technicians

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$44,400
25th Percentile Wage
$55,520
50th Percentile Wage
$69,140
75th Percentile Wage
$82,860
90th Percentile Wage
$99,540

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for aerospace engineering and operations technicians in the industry sector of manufacturing. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) aerospace engineering and operations technicians is $99,540. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $69,140. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid aerospace engineering and operations technicians is $44,400.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of aerospace engineering and operations technicians in the industry sector of manufacturing from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201669,1401.14%9.63%
201568,3500.19%-
201468,2203.59%-
201365,7705.00%-
201262,480--

Compare Aerospace Engineering and Operations Technician Salary in Different Industries within the Manufacturing Sector

The average salaries of aerospace engineering and operations technicians in seven industries in the manufacturing sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for aerospace engineering and operations technician occupations is the communications equipment manufacturing industry with an annual salary $73,870. The lowest paying industry is the fabricated metal product manufacturing industry (annual salary $50,450). For detailed aerospace engineering and operations technician salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Communications Equipment Manufacturing
$73,870
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing
$71,250
Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing
$68,650
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing
$68,320
Transportation Equipment Manufacturing
$68,300
Other Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
$50,650
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
$50,450

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].



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