Aerospace Engineering

Fadi Istelinides

What is Aerospace Engineering?

Aerospace engineering is divided into two branches.
1) Aeronautical engineering is the branch responsible for the development, production, design, and testing of aircraft.
2) Astronautical engineering is the branch responsible for spacecraft, missiles, and other equipment that operate outside earth's atmosphere.

Why you might want to pursue this career?

Aerospace engineering allows the dreams of flying through the air and outer space come true. You can design, build, and test different vehicles such as airplanes, helicopters, rockets, missiles, and spacecraft.

What do Aerospace engineers do on a typical day?

A typical day for an Aerospace engineer would be working in an office environment where they use computers to preform tasks such as to design, analyze, create, or test a simulation of models that are made for specific vehicles.

What is the starting salary for Aerospace engineers?

The average starting salary for aerospace engineers is $53,408
Those with a master's are offered $62,459.

Those with a Ph.D receive average starting salaries of $73,814

What education is needed to find a job in the Aerospace field?

You need to have a minimum of a (four years study) bachelor's degree to be able to enter this field.