Aerospace Engineering and Operations Technician Salary in Sector of Educational Services

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

Average Annual Salary of Aerospace Engineering and Operations Technicians

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$34,790
25th Percentile Wage
$43,950
50th Percentile Wage
$63,440
75th Percentile Wage
$79,890
90th Percentile Wage
$94,980

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for aerospace engineering and operations technicians 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 engineering and operations technicians is $94,980. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $63,440. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid aerospace engineering and operations technicians is $34,790.

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 educational services from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201663,440-4.30%-2.44%
201566,1704.55%-
201463,16034.09%-
201341,630-56.11%-
201264,990--

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

The average salaries of aerospace engineering and operations technicians 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 engineering and operations technician occupations is the technical and trade schools industry with an annual salary $71,140. The lowest paying industry is the colleges, universities, and professional schools - state government owned industry (annual salary $38,410). For detailed aerospace engineering and operations technician salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Technical and Trade Schools
$71,140
Technical and trade schools - Privately owned
$71,140
Educational Services - Privately owned
$70,880
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$67,380
Educational Services
$63,440
Educational Services - State government owned
$38,410
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$38,410
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$38,410

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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