Aerospace Engineering

By: Nick Talbot

What do Aerospace Engineers do?

Aerospace engineers design, manufacture, and test aircraft that can travel in and out of earth's atmosphere safety. They apply engineering principles, customer requirements, and environmental challenges to design prototypes that can improve on travel and even extraordinary accomplishments such as space colonization and travel.

How much salary do aerospace engineering earn each year?

The average "annual wage for aerospace engineers was $103,720 in May 2012." -

Starting annual wage is about "$71,859"


"Entry-level aerospace engineers usually need a bachelor's degree. High school students interested in studying aerospace engineering should take courses in chemistry, physics, and math, including algebra, trigonometry, and calculus." ( Engineers need heavy math and creativity skills to solve problems that can improve on any a machine has