Aerospace engineers are most often employed by the Aircraft & parts manufacturing industry. The average yearly wage for Aerospace engineers was $115,040 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Aerospace engineers by wage are Computer hardware engineers, Chemical engineers, and Sales managers.
Aerospace engineers are part of the Architecture & engineering occupations, along with Architects, except landscape and naval, Landscape architects, Surveyors, cartographers, & photogrammetrists, Aerospace engineers, Chemical engineers, and 16 more.
The top 3 locations that employ the most Aerospace engineers are Redondo Beach, Manhattan Beach & Hermosa Beach Cities PUMA, CA, Mukilteo & Everett (Southwest) Cities PUMA, WA, and St. Mary's & Calvert Counties PUMA, MD. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Aerospace engineers are Redondo Beach, Manhattan Beach & Hermosa Beach Cities PUMA, CA, Beaches & Merritt Island PUMA, FL, and Lancaster City PUMA, CA.