Career Placement - Aerospace Engineering



Ph.D. students between 2011 and 2016

Employed In-field Employed Out-of-field Continuing Education Seeking
86% 9% 0% 5%

Response rate: 76%

National Employment Statistics The National Science Board (NSB) infographic tool showing long-term career trajectories showing the diverse possibilities for this discipline.


Master's students between 2011 and 2016

Employed In-field Employed Out-of-field Continuing Education Seeking
59% 0% 41% 0%

Response rate: 64%


Roles and Workspace for 2017 Ph.D. and masters graduates

  4-year college/master's university For-profit company: Information Technology For-profit company: Manufacturing Government Non-profit Research university Other
Engineering   1 5 1 1 2 3
Faculty 1            
Postdoc 1         1  
Product Development     1        
Research Staff           3  
Other           1  

* The above data is based on data from an employment survey completed within 6 months after graduation. If the percentages do not add up to 100%, the remaining graduates were not seeking employment at the 6 month mark.