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Aerospace Engineering and Operations Technician Salary in Sector of Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services

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

Average Annual Salary of Aerospace Engineering and Operations Technicians

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$42,220
25th Percentile Wage
$52,720
50th Percentile Wage
$67,230
75th Percentile Wage
$87,090
90th Percentile Wage
$106,480

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for aerospace engineering and operations technicians in the industry sector of professional, scientific, and technical services. 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 $106,480. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $67,230. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid aerospace engineering and operations technicians is $42,220.

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 professional, scientific, and technical services from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201667,2305.12%17.52%
201563,7908.15%-
201458,5902.88%-
201356,9002.55%-
201255,450--

Compare Aerospace Engineering and Operations Technician Salary in Different Industries within the Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services Sector

The average salaries of aerospace engineering and operations technicians in nine industries in the professional, scientific, and technical services 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 scientific research and development services industry with an annual salary $85,720. The lowest paying industry is the other professional, scientific, and technical services industry (annual salary $29,420). For detailed aerospace engineering and operations technician salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Scientific Research and Development Services
$85,720
Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences
$85,720
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$67,230
Engineering Services
$67,070
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services
$63,840
Testing Laboratories
$60,950
Computer Systems Design and Related Services
$59,090
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services
$52,750
Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$29,420

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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