Aerospace Engineer Salary Information in Texas

The average annual and hourly salaries for aerospace engineers in the state of Texas are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of aerospace engineers amongst Texas 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$69,330
25th Percentile Wage
$85,290
50th Percentile Wage
$110,840
75th Percentile Wage
$138,600
90th Percentile Wage
$159,380

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for aerospace engineers in Texas in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $159,380. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $110,840. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $69,330.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$33.33
25th Percentile Wage
$41.00
50th Percentile Wage
$53.29
75th Percentile Wage
$66.64
90th Percentile Wage
$76.62

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for aerospace engineers in Texas in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $76.62. The median hourly salary is $53.29. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $33.33.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of aerospace engineers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
2016110,8402.56%3.92%
2015108,000-0.31%-
2014108,3402.88%-
2013105,220-1.21%-
2012106,490--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Aerospace Engineers in Texas Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of aerospace engineers in some Texas cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of aerospace engineers in state of Texas ranges from $80,080 to $118,950. The highest paying area for aerospace engineers in Texas is Fort Worth-Arlington with a median annual salary of $118,950. The second highest paying city/area in Texas State is Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown (mean annual salary $117,150). The lowest paying area is Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood with a median annual salary of $80,080.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Fort Worth-Arlington
$118,950
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown
$117,150
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington
$111,410
Corpus Christi
$108,500
San Antonio-New Braunfels
$108,400
Dallas-Plano-Irving
$101,480
Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood
$80,080


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