Career Outlook for Aerospace Engineers

Also known as:  Aerodynamics Engineer, Aeronautical Engineer, Aerospace Engineer, Aircraft Design Engineer, Aircraft Designer, Aircraft Engineer, Astronautical Engineer, Flight Systems Test Engineer, Flight Test Engineer, Wind Tunnel Engineer
The overall job outlook for Aerospace Engineer careers has been positive since 2004. Vacancies for this career have increased by 6.52 percent nationwide in that time, with an average growth of 1.09 percent per year. Demand for Aerospace Engineers is expected to go up, with an expected 650 new jobs filled by 2018. This represents an annual increase of 0.10 percent over the next few years.
There are currently more Aerospace Engineers in the following states
California 19,460
Texas 8,750
Washington 6,460
Florida 3,840
Virginia 3,530
Maryland 3,040
Alabama 3,010
The states below have the least number of filled positions for Aerospace Engineers
Arkansas 50
Mississippi 60
West Virginia 70
Wisconsin 110
Nebraska 140
Kentucky 140
Oregon 180