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Aerospace Engineer Salary in Sector of Transportation and Warehousing

The salary statistics of aerospace engineers in the industry sector of transportation and warehousing are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare aerospace engineer salaries in different industries within the transportation and warehousing sector.

Average Annual Salary of Aerospace Engineers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$55,010
25th Percentile Wage
$69,640
50th Percentile Wage
$90,780
75th Percentile Wage
$116,240
90th Percentile Wage
$137,310

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for aerospace engineers in the industry sector of transportation and warehousing. 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 engineers is $137,310. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $90,780. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid aerospace engineers is $55,010.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of aerospace engineers in the industry sector of transportation and warehousing from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201690,7801.41%0.67%
201589,500-1.74%-
201491,0600.35%-
201390,7400.63%-
201290,170--

Compare Aerospace Engineer Salary in Different Industries within the Transportation and Warehousing Sector

The average salaries of aerospace engineers in seven industries in the transportation and warehousing sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for aerospace engineer occupations is the scheduled air transportation industry with an annual salary $102,300. The lowest paying industry is the support activities for air transportation industry (annual salary $82,970). For detailed aerospace engineer salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Scheduled Air Transportation
$102,300
Air Transportation
$102,130
Couriers and Messengers
$101,430
Couriers and Express Delivery Services
$101,430
Nonscheduled Air Transportation
$98,780
Support Activities for Transportation
$82,970
Support Activities for Air Transportation
$82,970

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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