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Aerospace Engineer Salary Information in North Carolina

The average annual and hourly salaries for aerospace engineers in the state of North Carolina are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of aerospace engineers among North Carolina cities is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Aerospace Engineers in North Carolina

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$62,830
25th Percentile Wage
$74,260
50th Percentile Wage
$94,400
75th Percentile Wage
$114,040
90th Percentile Wage
$131,840

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for aerospace engineers in North Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $131,840. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $94,400. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $62,830.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$94,400
-3.88% 4.65%
2016
$98,060
6.37% -
2015
$91,810
2.45% -
2014
$89,560
1.31% -
2013
$88,390
-1.83% -
2012
$90,010
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Aerospace Engineers in North Carolina Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of aerospace engineers in some North Carolina cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of aerospace engineers in state of North Carolina ranges from $63,650 to $106,290. The highest paying area for aerospace engineers in North Carolina is Greensboro-High Point with a median annual salary of $106,290. The second highest paying city/area in North Carolina State is Wilmington (mean annual salary $102,690). The lowest paying area is Fayetteville with a median annual salary of $63,650.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Greensboro-High Point
$106,290
Wilmington
$102,690
Northeastern North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$90,910
Western Central North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$82,530
Fayetteville
$63,650




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