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The average aviation engineer salary in District of Columbia, United States is $87,874 or an equivalent hourly rate of $42. This is 14% higher (+$11,036) than the average aviation engineer salary in the United States. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $2,575. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in District of Columbia, United States.
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An entry level aviation engineer (1-3 years of experience) earns an average salary of $67,396. On the other end, a senior level aviation engineer (8+ years of experience) earns an average salary of $111,299.

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Job Description
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.

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