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17-2011 Aerospace Engineers



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.

Geography Click link for Career Profile EmploymentEmp SE*Percentiles
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 15022$45.18/hr$30.72/hr$31.29/hr$39.95/hr$53.78/hr$65.31/hr


IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Manufacturing60$52.13/hr
Trade, Transportation and Utilities40$40.95/hr
Professional and Business Services60$31.29/hr
Education and Health ServicesN/AN/A
Public AdministrationN/AN/A
 
Geography Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Northeast Minnesota N/AN/AN/A
Northwest Minnesota N/AN/AN/A
Duluth MN-WI MSA N/AN/AN/A
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Northwest Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 150$39.95/hr16.2%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 150$39.97/hrN/A
Minnesota 170$39.95/hr16.4%


Occupations Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Mechanical Engineers 5,850$40.63/hr6.0%
Nuclear Engineers N/AN/AN/A
Engineers, All Other 1,550$51.97/hr2.6%
Electrical Engineers 3,810$50.60/hr3.9%
Materials Scientists 120$51.86/hr3.4%
Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers 110$51.04/hr2.2%
Architectural and Engineering Managers 4,120$78.24/hr3.6%
Marine Engineers and Naval Architects N/AN/AN/A
Petroleum Engineers N/AN/AN/A
Industrial Engineers 12,660$49.57/hr11.2%


  • Evaluate product data or design from inspections or reports for conformance to engineering principles, customer requirements, environmental regulations, or quality standards.
  • Direct or coordinate activities of engineering or technical personnel involved in designing, fabricating, modifying, or testing of aircraft or aerospace products.
  • Diagnose performance problems by reviewing reports or documentation from customers or field engineers or by inspecting malfunctioning or damaged products.
  • Formulate mathematical models or other methods of computer analysis to develop, evaluate, or modify design, according to customer engineering requirements.
  • Direct or coordinate activities of engineering or technical personnel involved in designing, fabricating, modifying, or testing of aircraft or aerospace products.
  • Formulate conceptual design of aeronautical or aerospace products or systems to meet customer requirements or conform to environmental regulations.
  • Direct aerospace research and development programs.
  • Evaluate product data or design from inspections or reports for conformance to engineering principles, customer requirements, environmental regulations, or quality standards.
  • Diagnose performance problems by reviewing reports or documentation from customers or field engineers or by inspecting malfunctioning or damaged products.
  • Develop design criteria for aeronautical or aerospace products or systems, including testing methods, production costs, quality standards, environmental standards, or completion dates.