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NASA employees earn $62,500 annually on average, or $30 per hour, which is 2% higher than the national salary average of $61,000 per year. According to our data, the highest paying job at NASA is a Lead Engineer at $126,000 annually while the lowest paying job at NASA is a Member Services Associate at $29,000 annually.

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$68K Software Engineer Average Salary at NASA (25 salaries)

-$3K (4%) less than national average Software Engineer salary ($71K)
+$5K (7%) more than average NASA salary ($63K)
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-$15K (27%) less than average NASA salary ($63K)
"I felt it was very low and my skill set deserved more."
+$77K (75%) more than average NASA salary ($63K)
-$23K (44%) less than average NASA salary ($63K)
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$30K Intern Average Salary at NASA (18 salaries)

Equal to national average Intern salary ($30K)
-$33K (70%) less than average NASA salary ($63K)
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-$33K (70%) less than average NASA salary ($63K)
$61K Intern ·
-$2K (3%) less than average NASA salary ($63K)
$51K Intern ·
-$12K (21%) less than average NASA salary ($63K)
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$70K Systems Engineer Average Salary at NASA (15 salaries)

-$1K (1%) less than national average Systems Engineer salary ($71K)
+$7K (10%) more than average NASA salary ($63K)
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+$17K (23%) more than average NASA salary ($63K)
"Great salary for the position and type of work expected."
+$13K (18%) more than average NASA salary ($63K)
+$38K (46%) more than average NASA salary ($63K)
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$50K Aerospace Engineering Intern Average Salary at NASA (2 salaries)

+$14K (32%) more than national average Aerospace Engineering Intern salary ($36K)
-$13K (23%) less than average NASA salary ($63K)
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+$7K (10%) more than average NASA salary ($63K)
"I believe it is simply all based on the responsibility. In my case, I believe I am paid a decent wage, but as I move forward I believe my pay should change."
-$33K (70%) less than average NASA salary ($63K)

$120K Test and Verification Chief Engineer Average Salary at NASA (1 salaries)

Equal to national average Test and Verification Chief Engineer salary ($120K)
+$57K (62%) more than average NASA salary ($63K)
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+$57K (62%) more than average NASA salary ($63K)
"I'm getting paid appropriately."

$85K Senior Systems Security Analyst Average Salary at NASA (1 salaries)

-$16K (17%) less than national average Senior Systems Security Analyst salary ($101K)
+$22K (29%) more than average NASA salary ($63K)
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+$22K (29%) more than average NASA salary ($63K)
"I've proactively researched this matter online and it seems according to other parts of the country for my line of work/career, I'm compensated fairly!"

$68K CAD Drafter Average Salary at NASA (1 salaries)

+$28K (51%) more than national average CAD Drafter salary ($40K)
+$5K (7%) more than average NASA salary ($63K)
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+$5K (7%) more than average NASA salary ($63K)
"My salary is not measured in CAD modeling experience but in simulation engineering experience which is comprised of optimizing complex processes."

$31K Mechanical Engineering Intern Average Salary at NASA (1 salaries)

Equal to national average Mechanical Engineering Intern salary ($31K)
-$32K (68%) less than average NASA salary ($63K)
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-$32K (68%) less than average NASA salary ($63K)
"Not great."

$30K Research Assistant Average Salary at NASA (22 salaries)

Equal to national average Research Assistant salary ($30K)
-$33K (70%) less than average NASA salary ($63K)
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-$43K (103%) less than average NASA salary ($63K)
-$43K (103%) less than average NASA salary ($63K)
-$22K (42%) less than average NASA salary ($63K)
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$62K Anonymous Employee Average Salary at NASA (14 salaries)

Equal to national average Anonymous Employee salary ($62K)
-$1K (1%) less than average NASA salary ($63K)
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+$17K (23%) more than average NASA salary ($63K)
"There are those 12-14 hour days where I totally feel underpaid. But the pay is just right for what I do."
-$27K (54%) less than average NASA salary ($63K)
"Good pay as an intern, in my opinion. It's necessary since almost any house or apartment is at least a half hour away."
+$114K (95%) more than average NASA salary ($63K)
"As a 1099 consultant, I am paid by the hour, with no vacation or benefits. This has pluses and minuses."
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