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AEROSPACE ENGINEERING

Aerospace engineers use scientific principles as well as engineering concepts and practices to design, build, test, and operate aerospace, aviation and aeronautical systems and vehicles. They are involved with the design, development, and production of vehicles for flight both in and beyond the atmosphere. Aerospace engineers apply their knowledge of aerodynamics, propulsion, structures, dynamics, control, and performance to a wide variety of challenges.

SAMPLE JOB TITLES

  • Aeronautical Engineer
  • Aerospace Stress Analysis Engineer
  • Aerospace Systems Engineer
  • Computational Fluid Dynamics Engineer
  • Design Engineer
  • EBA Systems Engineer
  • Electrical Design Engineer
  • Field Engineer
  • Flight Controls Engineer
  • Flight Test Engineer
  • Machine Design Engineer
  • Manufacturing Engineer
  • Materials Testing Engineer
  • Mecahnical Design Engineer
  • Missile Simulation Engineer
  • Pilot
  • Product Engineer
  • Propulsion Systems Engineer
  • Structures Engineer
  • Submarine Officer
  • Survivability Engineer
  • Systems Engineers
  • Test Engineer
  • Vehicle Systems and Flight Engineer

Sample job titles based on 2019-20 and 2020-21 Aerospace Engineering graduates responses to the Auburn University First Destinations Survey.

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AVERAGE STARTING SALARY

$66,780

Salary Range
Minimum | $45,000
Maximum | $85,065

The salary range and average starting salary for 2020-2021 Aerospace Engineering graduates is based on responses to the Auburn University First Destinations Survey.

RECRUITING COMPANIES

TOP HIRING EMPLOYERS
Hiring 2 or more graduates in 2020-2021

MORE HIRING EMPLOYERS

This list is a sampling of companies, not reflective of all organizations who recruit AU Aerospace Engineers.

TOP CITIES FOR GRADUATES

With 2 or more 2020-2021 graduates locating to cities

  • Huntsville, AL
  • Greenville, SC
  • Pensacola, FL
  • Fort Worth, TX
  • Auburn, AL

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