Aerospace Engineers

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Occupation Description

Aerospace engineers are in charge of engineering duties in designing, constructing, and testing aircraft, missiles, and spacecraft. They also perform basic and applied research to understand and evaluate adaptability of materials and equipment used in the design and manufacture of aircraft. May also advise improvements in testing equipment and techniques.

Estimated Income

Lower End
Middle
Upper End
$200,000
$150,000
$100,000
$50,000
All financial data provided by Bureau of Labor Statistics (bls.gov)

Total Employees In 2010

80420

Job Openings By 2020

21800

Growth Rate

4.9%

Required Education

Bachelor's degree
Specific Programs:

Required Work Experience

None

National long-term projections may not reflect local and/or short term economic or job conditions and do not guarantee actual job growth