SOC Code 17-2011 - Aerospace Engineers

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Perform engineering duties in designing, constructing, and testing aircraft, missiles, and spacecraft. May conduct basic and applied research to evaluate adaptability of materials and equipment to aircraft design and manufacture. May recommend improvements in testing equipment and techniques.


SOC Code 17-2011 - Aerospace Engineers is a a final level code of the “Architecture and Engineering Occupations” Major Occupation Category. There are 63,200 total employees classified in this occupation in the USA, with an average Hourly Wage of $57.32 and average Annual Wage of $119,220.

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Occupation Examples

  • Aerodynamics Engineer
  • Aeronautical Engineer
  • Aerospace Engineer
  • Aircraft Design Engineer
  • Aircraft Designer
  • Aircraft Engineer
  • Astronautical Engineer
  • Flight Systems Test Engineer
  • Flight Test Engineer
  • Wind Tunnel Engineer

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