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 among Texas metropolitan areas 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 Texas

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$70,830
25th Percentile Wage
$87,320
50th Percentile Wage
$117,500
75th Percentile Wage
$146,210
90th Percentile Wage
$162,170

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 $162,170. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $117,500. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $70,830.

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
$117,500
5.67% 9.37%
2016
$110,840
2.56% -
2015
$108,000
-0.31% -
2014
$108,340
2.88% -
2013
$105,220
-1.21% -
2012
$106,490
- -

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 $126,980. The highest paying area for aerospace engineers in Texas is Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown with a median annual salary of $126,980. The second highest paying city/area in Texas State is Fort Worth-Arlington (mean annual salary $119,890). The lowest paying area is Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood with a median annual salary of $80,080.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown
$126,980
Fort Worth-Arlington
$119,890
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington
$115,460
North Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$114,430
Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos
$112,000
Corpus Christi
$111,560
Dallas-Plano-Irving
$110,640
San Antonio-New Braunfels
$109,440
Waco
$96,930
Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood
$80,080




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