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Aeronautical Engineer

Mataaro Whakahaere Pūkaha Rererangi

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Aeronautical engineers plan and supervise the design, development, manufacture, modification, and maintenance of all types of flight vehicles.


Aeronautical engineers usually earn

$50K-$100K per year

Specialist aeronautical engineers usually earn

$100K-$150K per year

Source: Engineering NZ, 2017; PayScale, Seek, 2018.

Job opportunities

Chances of getting a job as an aeronautical engineer are average for graduates, but good for those with experience.
Aeronautical engineer inspects an aeroplane in an airport hangar

Aeronautical engineers study aircraft defects or faults and recommend repairs or changes

Last updated 25 October 2018