Aerospace Engineer Activity 1.1.5 Engineer Careers

Aerospace engineering is the primary field of engineering concerned with the development of aircraft and spacecraft. It has two major and overlapping branches: aeronautical engineering and astronautical engineering.

They make $107,830 a year

They usually work in manufacturing or industrial plants, laboratories, and offices. Aerospace engineering and operations technicians who work in manufacturing or industrial plants are frequently directly involved in assembling aircraft, missiles, and spacecraft.

Aerospace engineers use advanced education and experience in mechanical, electrical, materials or computer engineering disciplines to plan and construct spacecraft and aircraft. When dealing with spacecraft, these professionals are called astronautical engineers.

No there has been a 2% decline

Entry-level aerospace engineers usually need a bachelor's degree. High school students interested in studying aerospace engineering should take courses in chemistry, physics, and math, including algebra, trigonometry, and calculus.


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