Aerospace Engineer Salary in Sector of Educational Services

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

Average Annual Salary of Aerospace Engineers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$46,680
25th Percentile Wage
$57,610
50th Percentile Wage
$78,200
75th Percentile Wage
$108,640
90th Percentile Wage
$135,510

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for aerospace engineers in the industry sector of educational 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 engineers is $135,510. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $78,200. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid aerospace engineers is $46,680.

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 educational services from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201678,200-15.84%-12.70%
201590,590-2.95%-
201493,2600.69%-
201392,6204.85%-
201288,130--

Compare Aerospace Engineer Salary in Different Industries within the Educational Services Sector

The average salaries of aerospace engineers in eight industries in the educational services 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 technical and trade schools industry with an annual salary $94,270. The lowest paying industry is the colleges, universities, and professional schools - state government owned industry (annual salary $64,750). For detailed aerospace engineer salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Technical and Trade Schools
$94,270
Technical and trade schools - Privately owned
$94,270
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$93,710
Educational Services - Privately owned
$93,680
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$90,480
Educational Services
$78,200
Educational Services - State government owned
$64,750
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$64,750

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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