Aerospace Engineer

By Alex Esqueda

Tasks

Design aircraft, spacecraft, satellites, and missiles. They also test prototypes to see if they work according to design.

Educational/ Training

Entry level Requires a bachelor degree.

More experienced Aerospace Engineers will need a Professional Engineer license which requires the following,


  • Degree in an engineering program credited by ABET.
  • A Passing score on the Fundamentals of Engineering exam.
  • Relevant work experience
  • A passing score on the professional Engineering exam.

Skills

Analytical skills

Business skills

Critical-thinking skills

Math skills

Writing skills

Salary and Wages

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Advantages

Designing and creating the newest and latest technology and equipment in that field.

Well pay, and good working conditions.

A lot of freedom on work and on your schedule.

Disadvantages

  • Meeting deadlines
  • Working with other groups
  • Clearances