Aerospace Engineer Salary in the UK

£48,000
per year
per month
£3,000
per month
per year
Bonus
£5,600/year
Bonus
£350/month

Aerospace Engineer - Average Salary

The average salary for an Aerospace Engineer is £48,000 gross per year (£3,000 net per month), which is £18,400 (+62%) higher than the UK's national average salary.
An Aerospace Engineer can expect an average starting salary of £25,000. The highest salaries can exceed £135,000.
£25,000
Low
£48,000
Average salary
£135,000
High
£1,700
Low
£3,000
Average salary
£6,800
High
Total compensation includes salary and bonus.
£800
£77,100
£155,000
Base Salary£25,000 - 135,000
Bonus£800 - 20,000
Total Compensation£25,800 - 155,000
£50
£4,000
£8,050
Base Salary£1,700 - 6,800
Bonus£50 - 1,250
Total Compensation£1,750 - 8,050

Aerospace Engineer Salary Range

Low
£25,000
Average salary
£48,000
Senior
£78,200
High
£135,000
Low
£1,700
Average salary
£3,000
Senior
£4,490
High
£6,800
Among aerospace engineers, Graduate or Junior Aerospace Engineers tend to have the lowest salaries, while highly skilled Senior Aerospace Engineers enjoy the highest salaries.

Aerospace Engineer - Salary Differences

JobSalaryDifference
Senior Aerospace Engineer£78K/year
+63% 
Chartered Aerospace Engineer£73K/year
+52% 
Rolls Royce Aerospace Engineer£46K/year
 -5%
Junior Aerospace Engineer£25K/year
 -48%

Aerospace Engineer - Pay by Experience Level

A Junior Aerospace Engineer with less than three years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of £25,800 gross per year. A mid career Aerospace Engineer with 4-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £46,500, while a Senior Aerospace Engineer with 10-20 years of experience makes on average £83,200. Aerospace Engineers with more than 20 years of experience earn £106,800 on average.

How Work Experience Affects the Salary of an Aerospace Engineer

Late Career▲ +123%
Senior▲ +73%
Average Salary£48,000/year
Mid Career▼ -3%
Junior▼ -46%

Gender Breakdown

Female
12%
Male
88%

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Frequently asked questions about the salary of the Aerospace Engineer

How much does an Aerospace Engineer make in the UK?
An Aerospace Engineer in the UK earns an average of £48,000 gross per year, which is about £3,000 net per month. Everything you need to know about the salary of the Aerospace Engineer updated to 2022.
What is the starting salary for an Aerospace Engineer in the UK?
The starting salary of an Aerospace Engineer in the UK is around £25,000 gross per year. Graduate or Junior Aerospace Engineers usually have a lower salary.
What is the highest salary for an Aerospace Engineer in the UK?
The highest salary of an Aerospace Engineer in the UK can reach and exceed £135,000 gross per year. Senior Aerospace Engineers usually have the highest salaries.
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