Aerospace engineers earn an average salary of $104,810 annually and average of $50 per hour according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Some earn as much as $150,000 and others earn as low as $70,000 annually as starting salary. Hourly wages start from $32.62 and go up to $76.30.
This salary differences depends on factors like: level of experience, speciality, location and the employer. The more the level of experience the more the pay. Engineers in places like Maryland and Los Angeles get higher pay compared to engineers in a place like Utah. The highest paying aerospace engineer salaries are in management and technical consulting services, wholesalers of machinery, equipment and supplies.