The annual and hourly salary statistics of aerospace engineers in Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage information of aerospace engineers in Boston-Cambridge-Quincy is based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Percentile Bracket | Average Annual Salary |
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10th Percentile Wage | $77,540 |

25th Percentile Wage | $93,100 |

50th Percentile Wage | $114,450 |

75th Percentile Wage | $135,600 |

90th Percentile Wage | $160,190 |

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for aerospace engineers in Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $160,190. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $114,450. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $77,540.

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of aerospace engineers from 2012 to 2017.

Year | Median Salary | Yearly Growth | 5-Year Growth |
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2017 | $114,450 | 2.39% | 6.27% |

2016 | $111,710 | 3.13% | - |

2015 | $108,210 | 1.42% | - |

2014 | $106,670 | 0.86% | - |

2013 | $105,750 | -1.44% | - |

2012 | $107,270 | - | - |

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $114,450 in Boston-Cambridge-Quincy is in the middle of salary range for aerospace engineers in state of Massachusetts. In comparison, the annual salary of aerospace engineers in Boston-Cambridge-Quincy is 4.8 percent (4.8%) lower than that in the highest paying Framingham and 10.4 percent (10.4%) higher than that in the lowest paying Springfield.

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