Company Menu

Browse NASA Salaries by Job Title →

988 NASA Employee Salaries

Updated

What is the average salary for NASA employees?

NASA employees earn $65,000 annually on average, or $31 per hour, which is 2% lower than the national salary average of $66,000 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.

Find NASA Salaries by Job Title

988 NASA employees have shared their salaries on CareerBliss. Select your job title and find out how much you could make at NASA.

Nationwide

$78K Software Engineer Average Salary at NASA (25 salaries)

+$7K (9%) more than national average Software Engineer salary ($71K)
+$13K (18%) more than average NASA salary ($65K)
$50K
$100K
$150K
+$75K (73%) more than average NASA salary ($65K)
"The government has overall lower pay than private sector. But it has good work and life balance."
-$17K (30%) less than average NASA salary ($65K)
"I felt it was very low and my skill set deserved more."
+$75K (73%) more than average NASA salary ($65K)
See 22 More NASA Software Engineer Salaries

$30K Intern Average Salary at NASA (16 salaries)

Equal to national average Intern salary ($30K)
-$35K (73%) less than average NASA salary ($65K)
$50K
$100K
$150K
$30K Intern ·
-$35K (73%) less than average NASA salary ($65K)
$30K Intern ·
-$35K (73%) less than average NASA salary ($65K)
$30K Intern ·
-$35K (73%) less than average NASA salary ($65K)
See 13 More NASA Intern Salaries

$70K Systems Engineer Average Salary at NASA (15 salaries)

-$1K (1%) less than national average Systems Engineer salary ($71K)
+$5K (7%) more than average NASA salary ($65K)
$50K
$100K
$150K
+$15K (20%) more than average NASA salary ($65K)
"Great salary for the position and type of work expected."
+$11K (15%) more than average NASA salary ($65K)
+$36K (43%) more than average NASA salary ($65K)
See 12 More NASA Systems Engineer Salaries

$71K Mechanical Engineer Average Salary at NASA (9 salaries)

+$8K (11%) more than national average Mechanical Engineer salary ($63K)
+$6K (8%) more than average NASA salary ($65K)
$50K
$100K
$150K
+$63K (65%) more than average NASA salary ($65K)
"Competitive for the work I performed"
-$4K (6%) less than average NASA salary ($65K)
+$22K (28%) more than average NASA salary ($65K)
See 6 More NASA Mechanical Engineer Salaries

$68K Software Developer Average Salary at NASA (5 salaries)

Equal to national average Software Developer salary ($68K)
+$3K (4%) more than average NASA salary ($65K)
$50K
$100K
$150K
-$27K (52%) less than average NASA salary ($65K)
"The salary isn't the highest at NASA but there is room to move up over the years and the job is usually fulfilling."
+$6K (8%) more than average NASA salary ($65K)
-$25K (47%) less than average NASA salary ($65K)
See 2 More NASA Software Developer Salaries

$48K Project Coordinator Average Salary at NASA (3 salaries)

+$1K (2%) more than national average Project Coordinator salary ($47K)
-$17K (30%) less than average NASA salary ($65K)
$50K
$100K
$150K
-$20K (36%) less than average NASA salary ($65K)
-$15K (26%) less than average NASA salary ($65K)
-$10K (16%) less than average NASA salary ($65K)

$50K Aerospace Engineering Intern Average Salary at NASA (2 salaries)

+$14K (32%) more than national average Aerospace Engineering Intern salary ($36K)
-$15K (26%) less than average NASA salary ($65K)
$50K
$100K
$150K
+$5K (7%) more than average NASA salary ($65K)
"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."
-$35K (73%) less than average NASA salary ($65K)

$124K Electrical Design Engineer Average Salary at NASA (1 salaries)

+$58K (61%) more than national average Electrical Design Engineer salary ($66K)
+$59K (62%) more than average NASA salary ($65K)
$50K
$100K
$150K
+$59K (62%) more than average NASA salary ($65K)
"The pay is good compared to other government workplace."

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

Equal to national average Test and Verification Chief Engineer salary ($120K)
+$55K (59%) more than average NASA salary ($65K)
$50K
$100K
$150K
+$55K (59%) more than average NASA salary ($65K)
"I'm getting paid appropriately."

$95K Controls Engineer Average Salary at NASA (1 salaries)

+$25K (30%) more than national average Controls Engineer salary ($70K)
+$30K (37%) more than average NASA salary ($65K)
$50K
$100K
$150K
+$30K (37%) more than average NASA salary ($65K)
"good!"

What is the highest paying job at NASA?

Private Consultant is the highest paying job at NASA at $171,000 annually.

What is the lowest paying job at NASA?

Researcher is the lowest paying job at NASA at $18,000 annually.

How much does a NASA employee make on an average/hour?

NASA employees earn $65,000 annually on average, or $31 per hour.

We noticed that your web browser is outdated!

Update your browser to have a more positive job search experience.

Upgrade My Browser

×