Aerospace Engineering

Jesse Sullivan

What is Aerospace Engineering?

Aerospace, as a whole, is divided into two parts, aeronautical and aerospace engineering, with the former more involved in designing aircraft for use in atmosphere, and the latter dealing with spacecraft design and production.

A day in the life of an engineer

In an average day, an aerospace engineer might design and test a new engine prototype, design a new body for a satellite, or test a structure for stress fractures.

Starting Salary (Bachelor's Degree)

$52,572 to 73,535

Master's Degree (5-10 years of experience)

$73,823 to $114,990

Master's Degree or Doctorate (15+ years of experience)

$93,660 to $147,582
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