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NASA employees earn $64,000 annually on average, or $31 per hour, which is 2% higher than the national salary average of $63,000 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 Student Researcher at $21,000 annually.

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

-$3K (4%) less than national average Software Engineer salary ($71K)
+$4K (6%) more than average NASA salary ($64K)
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-$16K (28%) less than average NASA salary ($64K)
"I felt it was very low and my skill set deserved more."
+$76K (74%) more than average NASA salary ($64K)
-$24K (46%) less than average NASA salary ($64K)
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$30K Intern Average Salary at NASA (17 salaries)

Equal to national average Intern salary ($30K)
-$34K (72%) less than average NASA salary ($64K)
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-$34K (72%) less than average NASA salary ($64K)
$61K Intern ·
-$3K (4%) less than average NASA salary ($64K)
$30K Intern ·
-$34K (72%) less than average NASA salary ($64K)
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$70K Systems Engineer Average Salary at NASA (15 salaries)

-$1K (1%) less than national average Systems Engineer salary ($71K)
+$6K (8%) more than average NASA salary ($64K)
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+$16K (22%) more than average NASA salary ($64K)
"Great salary for the position and type of work expected."
+$12K (17%) more than average NASA salary ($64K)
+$37K (44%) more than average NASA salary ($64K)
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$71K Mechanical Engineer Average Salary at NASA (10 salaries)

+$8K (11%) more than national average Mechanical Engineer salary ($63K)
+$7K (10%) more than average NASA salary ($64K)
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+$64K (66%) more than average NASA salary ($64K)
"Competitive for the work I performed"
+$67K (68%) more than average NASA salary ($64K)
-$3K (4%) less than average NASA salary ($64K)
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$68K Software Developer Average Salary at NASA (6 salaries)

+$1K (1%) more than national average Software Developer salary ($67K)
+$4K (6%) more than average NASA salary ($64K)
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-$26K (50%) less than average NASA salary ($64K)
"The salary isn't the highest at NASA but there is room to move up over the years and the job is usually fulfilling."
+$7K (10%) more than average NASA salary ($64K)
-$24K (46%) less than average NASA salary ($64K)
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$48K Project Coordinator Average Salary at NASA (3 salaries)

+$1K (2%) more than national average Project Coordinator salary ($47K)
-$16K (28%) less than average NASA salary ($64K)
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-$19K (34%) less than average NASA salary ($64K)
-$14K (24%) less than average NASA salary ($64K)
-$9K (15%) less than average NASA salary ($64K)

$83K Controls Engineer Average Salary at NASA (2 salaries)

+$13K (16%) more than national average Controls Engineer salary ($70K)
+$19K (25%) more than average NASA salary ($64K)
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+$31K (38%) more than average NASA salary ($64K)
"good!"
+$7K (10%) more than average NASA salary ($64K)

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

+$14K (32%) more than national average Aerospace Engineering Intern salary ($36K)
-$14K (24%) less than average NASA salary ($64K)
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+$6K (8%) more than average NASA salary ($64K)
"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."
-$34K (72%) less than average NASA salary ($64K)

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

+$55K (56%) more than national average Electrical Design Engineer salary ($69K)
+$60K (63%) more than average NASA salary ($64K)
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+$60K (63%) more than average NASA salary ($64K)
"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)
+$56K (60%) more than average NASA salary ($64K)
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+$56K (60%) more than average NASA salary ($64K)
"I'm getting paid appropriately."
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