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2021 Illinois Aerospace Engineers Salary Guide

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.

Illinois Aerospace Engineers Salary 2021

Salary

$112.4K

Growth

2%

Bright Outlook

Average

Green

No

How Much Do Aerospace Engineers Make in Illinois 2021?

Percentile 10% 25% 50% (Median) 75% 90%
Annual Wage $69,230 $81,670 $112,440 $133,650 $159,660
Hourly Wage $33.28 $39.26 $54.06 $64.25 $76.76

How Much Do Aerospace Engineers Make in Illinois 2021?

Percentile
10%
25%
50% (Median)
75%
90%
Annual Wage
$69,230
$81,670
$112,440
$133,650
$159,660
Hourly Wage
$33.28
$39.26
$54.06
$64.25
$76.76

What Do Aerospace Engineers Do?

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.

Also known as:

Aeronautical Engineer, Aerospace Engineer, Aerospace Stress Engineer, Avionics Engineer, Design Engineer, Flight Controls Engineer, Flight Test Engineer, Structural Analysis Engineer, Systems Engineer, Test Engineer

  • Create models of engineering designs or methods.
  • Test performance of electrical, electronic, mechanical, or integrated systems or equipment.
  • Design electromechanical equipment or systems.
  • Direct quality control activities.
  • Prepare procedural documents.
  • Investigate system, equipment, or product failures.
  • Inspect equipment or systems.
  • Direct design or development activities.
  • Evaluate designs or specifications to ensure quality.
  • Direct design or development activities.
  • Determine design criteria or specifications.
  • Analyze design or requirements information for mechanical equipment or systems.
  • Maintain operational records or records systems.
  • Research engineering applications of emerging technologies.
  • Evaluate plans or specifications to determine technological or environmental implications.
  • Design systems to reduce harmful emissions.

Aerospace Engineers Job Outlook in Illinois

Location 2019 Employment 2029 Employment Percent change Annual projected job openings
Illinois 1,000 1,020 2% 70
United States 66,400 68,200 3% 3,900

Aerospace Engineers Job Outlook in Illinois

Location
2019 Employment
2029 Employment
Percent change
Annual projected job openings
Illinois
1,000
1,020
2%
70
United States
66,400
68,200
3%
3,900

Aerospace Engineers Schooling & Experience

  • Bachelor's degree
  • No work experience
  • No on-the-job training

Aerospace Engineers Schools in Illinois

School Program Name Location Length / Graduates
Bradley University Electrical and Electronics Engineering Peoria, IL 4 years: 19
More than 4 years: 3
Bradley University Mechanical Engineering Peoria, IL 4 years: 64
More than 4 years: 9
DeVry University-Illinois Electrical and Electronics Engineering Chicago, IL More than 4 years: 0
Eastern Illinois University Electrical and Electronics Engineering Charleston, IL 4 years: 0
Illinois Institute of Technology Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering Chicago, IL 4 years: 30
Illinois Institute of Technology Electrical and Electronics Engineering Chicago, IL 4 years: 36
More than 4 years: 108
More than 4 years: 15
Illinois Institute of Technology Mechanical Engineering Chicago, IL 4 years: 82
More than 4 years: 6
More than 4 years: 76
North Park University Mechanical Engineering Chicago, IL 4 years: 8
Northern Illinois University Mechanical Engineering Dekalb, IL 4 years: 170
More than 4 years: 43
Northern Illinois University Electrical and Electronics Engineering Dekalb, IL 4 years: 81
More than 4 years: 18

Aerospace Engineers Schools in Illinois

School
Program Name
Location
Length / Graduates
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Peoria, IL
4 years: 19
More than 4 years: 3
Mechanical Engineering
Peoria, IL
4 years: 64
More than 4 years: 9
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Chicago, IL
More than 4 years: 0
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Charleston, IL
4 years: 0
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering
Chicago, IL
4 years: 30
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Chicago, IL
4 years: 36
More than 4 years: 108
More than 4 years: 15
Mechanical Engineering
Chicago, IL
4 years: 82
More than 4 years: 6
More than 4 years: 76
Mechanical Engineering
Chicago, IL
4 years: 8
Mechanical Engineering
Dekalb, IL
4 years: 170
More than 4 years: 43
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Dekalb, IL
4 years: 81
More than 4 years: 18

Aerospace Engineers Jobs in Illinois.

Job Title Company Location Date Posted Federal Contractor
2021 - MANAGER, ATI/PSDS PRACTICE Georgia Employer Chicago, Illinois 09/24/2021 No
Alliance Manager Capgemini Chicago, Illinois 09/24/2021 Yes
Business Systems Analyst – Senior Jacobs Scott AFB, Illinois 09/24/2021 Yes
Certification Support Engineer Honeywell Lincolnshire, Illinois 09/24/2021 Yes
Controls Engineer Randstad US Mossville, Illinois 09/24/2021 Yes
Cyber Watch Operations Certified Analyst – Intermediate - $5K SIGN ON BONUS Jacobs Scott AFB, Illinois 09/24/2021 Yes
Deputy Program Manager, Military Aftermarket Raytheon Technologies Rockford, Illinois 09/24/2021 Yes
Division Supply Chain Manager Parker Hannifin Corporation LINCOLNSHIRE, Illinois 09/24/2021 No
Engineer Rose International Inc. Mossville, Illinois 09/24/2021 No
Harness Lab Technician 1 Cyient, Inc. Peoria, Illinois 09/24/2021 Yes

Aerospace Engineers Jobs in Illinois.

Job Title
Company
Location
Date Posted
Federal Contractor
Georgia Employer
Chicago, Illinois
09/24/2021
No
Capgemini
Chicago, Illinois
09/24/2021
Yes
Jacobs
Scott AFB, Illinois
09/24/2021
Yes
Honeywell
Lincolnshire, Illinois
09/24/2021
Yes
Randstad US
Mossville, Illinois
09/24/2021
Yes
Raytheon Technologies
Rockford, Illinois
09/24/2021
Yes
Parker Hannifin Corporation
LINCOLNSHIRE, Illinois
09/24/2021
No
Rose International Inc.
Mossville, Illinois
09/24/2021
No
Cyient, Inc.
Peoria, Illinois
09/24/2021
Yes

Aerospace Engineers Salary Guide 2021

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