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Aerospace Engineers

Employment Prospects


The U.S. Department of Labor reports that approximately 63,960 aerospace engineers are employed in the United States. Many aircraft-related engineering jobs are found in Alabama, California, and Florida, where large aerospace companies are located. Nearly 36 percent of all aerospace engineers work in products and parts manufacturing. Government agencies such as the Department of Defense and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration employ approximately 15 percent of aerospace engineers. Other employers include engineering services firms, research and testing services companies, and electronics manufacturers.

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