Engineer Aerospace

Job Description

Repairing airplanes and NASA aircrafts

Education Requirements

Chemistry, Physics, and Math (trigonometry, algebra, and calculus)

Skills Needed

Communication – written and oral

Problem Solving/Analytical Skills.



Innovation and Creativity.


Organisational and Planning.

Time Management.

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Experience Required

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.

Yearly Salary

The median annual wage for aerospace engineers was $107,830. The median wage is the wage at which half the workers in an occupation earned more than that amount and half earned less. The lowest 10 percent earned less than $67,850, and the highest 10 percent earned more than $158,700.

Advantages and Disadvantages

Advantages:There are many reasons as to why you should become an Aerospace Engineer, including the good pay, as well as the experience of helping out the community and building aircraft. Aerospace Engineers enjoy high job satisfaction, along with a feeling of accomplishment. You can build many cool things including but not limited to spacecraft, aircraft, missiles, as well as high-tech new government projects.

Disadvantages: The cons of being an Aerospace Engineer are few and far between, one of them being that you may have to move around the country to find work. A majority of jobs are found in certain locations, requiring you to uproot your family and start anew. Sometimes, the stress of finishing a project can be a negative influence. Also, you have the responsibility of millions of lives.

Why did you chose this career area??

I chose this career because I like math, airplanes, and I like helping people out. Another reason why I chose this career is because my uncle is in this career and I like what he does.


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