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Aeronautics Industry Overview


Jobs in aeronautics involve creating, designing, developing, testing, building and running aircraft, spacecraft, satellites and missiles.

The scientists, engineers and allied professionals who work in the $218 billion aerospace industry direct and coordinate the creation of aircraft and aerospace products. They propose and plan new products, evaluate product designs for functionality and estimate the cost to produce products. Other aeronautics careers include managing aircraft or spacecraft-building projects and conducting inspections to determine why existing products malfunction or fail.

Aerospace engineers also develop new technologies for use in aviation, defense systems and spacecraft. Areas of specialization within aeronautics include aerodynamic fluid flow; structural design; guidance, navigation and control; instrumentation and communication; robotics; or propulsion and combustion.

Aeronautics Job Types


Aeronautics jobs involve aircraft or propulsion systems for products that fly within Earth’s atmosphere, such as commercial or military airplanes, helicopters, remotely piloted aircraft and rotorcrafts.

Work in aeronautics can also involve spacecraft capable of flying inside and beyond Earth’s atmosphere such as launch vehicles, satellites, missiles used by the military and rockets.Spacecraft career specialties include aerodynamics, thermodynamics, celestial mechanics, flight mechanics, propulsion, acoustics, and guidance and control systems.

Aeronautics Job Market


Aeronautics employment should be plentiful in the next few years because half the people now in aeronautics will be old enough to retire by 2017. Jobs in aeronautics also pay less than other engineering jobs, which may be why nearly half of engineers who major in aeronautics work in another industry, according to data from the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics.

Two other factors will influence the number of aeronautics job opportunities. There aren’t enough US students currently majoring in engineering to fill all the open aeronautics jobs, and visas for foreign workers who could fill those positions are limited.

Aeronautics Salaries


The median salary for aerospace engineers was $102,420 in May 2011, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reports. Aviation Week says the average pay ranged from $61,379 for entry-level aeronautics jobs to $145,832 for the most experienced aerospace engineers.
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SURVICE Engineering is seeking an experienced Aeronautical StructuralLoadEngineer to support our customer at Eglin Air Force Base near Fort Walton Beach, FL. In this position, the Loads Engineer shalldevelop a safe, efficient test plan; identify all assets and instrumentation requirements, execute the test plan, and reduce the data. The engineer shall be required to interpret the results from all ...
Description Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems sector is seeking a Engineering Aeronautical 3 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in El Segundo, CA. Transforming the future of technology… The qualified applicant will become part of Northrop Grumman's Advanced Design Group Roles and Responsibilities: • Support the preliminary design synthesis and an...
Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (ASI) is looking for an Aeronautical or Mechanical Engineer with an aviation background to manage services and relationships with FRCSW at NAS North Island - San Diego, California and with commercial West Coast suppliers. This position will identify and order technical data as required, meet with management personnel to obtain job status, resolve testing, sourcing and/o...
Marten Transport Palmdale, CA
Job DescriptionSkunk WorksEngineering position within the Advanced Structures Design group in the TD&I; organization within the Advanced Development Program at Palmdale Ca. Tasks may include detail modeling of aircraft structure, structural assemblies, layouts and detail drawings using CATIA V5, participating in trade studies, creating and maintaining ICDs, and coordination with subcontractors and...
Streffco Consultants, Inc., is an international staffing and systems integration organization. We provide technology and business operations resources on a project, contract, contract-to-hire or direct hire basis. Title: Project Manager Job ID: 991 Industry: Biotech/Pharmaceutical Division: Drug Delivery PMO EM Systems Location: Thousand Oaks, CA Duration: 12 Month Contract Pay Rate Range: ...
State of Georgia Atlanta, GA, 30301
An FAA instrument rating or completion of FAA-approved instrument ground school is required. U.S. citizenship is required. A Bachelor's Degree in Aeronautics or similar is desired. A minimum of 12 months of experience in lieu of a degree will be considered. Experience includes commercial or military instrument flying, or air traffic control operations. 12 Month Experience 16 Years Education Must ...
Lockheed Martin Corporation Palmdale, CA, 93551
The Skunk Works is looking for world class talent in Aeronautical Engineering (Mass Properties) to be a part of a team that will carry on our 70 year tradition making history in advanced aircraft development. Mass Properties analyst for Skunk Works programs. Will perform conceptual mass properties parametric estimations, bottoms-up weight calculations, weight and balance formulation, mass distrib...
Job Description The Skunk Works is looking for world class talent in Aeronautical Engineering (Mass Properties) to be a part of a team that will carry on our 70 year tradition making history in advanced aircraft development. Mass Properties analyst for Skunk Works programs. Will perform conceptual mass properties parametric estimations, bottoms-up weight calculations, weight and balance formulat...
Job Description The Skunk Works is looking for world class talent in Aeronautical Engineering (Mass Properties) to be a part of a team that will carry on our 70 year tradition making history in advanced aircraft development. Mass Properties analyst for Skunk Works programs. Will perform conceptual mass properties parametric estimations, bottoms-up weight calculations, weight and balance fomulati...
Job Description Position is contingent upon program award. The Lockheed Martin Skunk Works® is in search of world class talent to carry on the 70 year tradition developing game-changing aircraft systems. We are looking for a strong candidate to join a dedicated team as Lead Propulsion Integration Engineer. This position will serve as the propulsion integration technical lead for an advanced deve...
Job Description This position is contingent upon program award. The Lockheed Martin Skunk Works® is in search of world class talent to carry on the 70 year tradition developing game-changing aircraft systems. We are looking for a strong candidate to join a dedicated team as a Staff Propulsion Integration Engineer. This position is responsible for overall integrated propulsion system performance ...
Job Description Design of structural detail parts, assemblies and installations, as well as, systems installations for peculiar versions of C130 production and legacy aircraft. Engineer shall be responsible for: (1) development of layouts, preparation of engineering drawings, planning, scheduling, and coordination of activities with affected organizations, (2) responsible for the preparation of w...
Job Description Perform duties as an Aeronautical Engineer Associate under supervision of senior engineer. Must be able to effectively work with internal and external customers and subcontractors/suppliers. Daily duties will involve material review board on discrepant hardware, design change board, and review of manufacturing process changes. This position may support failure analysis, testing/su...
Job Description The Skunk Works is looking for world class talent in Airframe Design to be a part of a team that will carry on our 70 year tradition making history in advanced aircraft development. This entry level position requires a highly motivated engineer to use and apply technical standards, principles, theories, concepts, and techniques in designing aircraft structure and subsystems instal...
Job Description An excellent Propulsion position located with our historic Skunk Works Department located in Palmdale, California. This position will support an ADP (Advanced Development Program)program as a propulsion engineer. Responsibilities include propulsion aerodynamics design, test, and analysis for component and full vehicle applications. The candidate should have propulsion vehicle inte...
Job Description This position is within the C-130 Utilities and Subsystems team. This engineer will assist in the design, development, production, testing, troubleshooting, and field support of one or more of a variety of aircraft systems and components. Those systems include propulsion, landing gear, environmental control, hydraulics, and others. Duties may include drawing changes and release, s...
Job Description Design of structural detail parts, assemblies and installations, as well as, systems installations for peculiar versions of C130J production aircraft. Engineer shall be responsible for: (1) development of layouts, preparation of engineering drawings, planning, scheduling, and coordination of activities with affected organizations, (2) help in the preparation of work statements, qu...
Job Description Develop innovative flow control techniques and develop and apply Computational Fluid Dynamics based models of flow control systems to air vehicle applications. Apply CFD methods to aerodynamic analysis of air vehicles and air vehicle components. Experience pursuing contract research and development funding required. Demonstrated record of research and development including publica...
Job Description : Researches, plans, designs and develops mechanical products and systems. Applies research to the planning, design, development, and testing of mechanical and structural assemblies. Participate in issue resolution, develop solutions to technical problems of varying complexity while assuring sound technical content and timely closure. Develop, review and maintain engineering drawi...
Job Description Flight Sciences entry level team member for the F-35/JSF (Joint Strike Fighter) at Patuxent River supporting flight testing for the STOVL and CV variants. Duties include direct support of Flight Sciences Group as part of the Flying Qualities/Air Data team. Responsibilities include mission control room support, generation of pre-flight predictions, flight card review support, post ...

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