U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Standard Occupational Classification
The information on this page relates to the 2010 SOC, please see the 2000 SOC System for information on the previous version of the SOC.
17-2011 Aerospace Engineers
Perform engineering duties in designing, constructing, and testing aircraft, missiles, and spacecraft. May conduct basic and applied research to evaluate adaptability of materials and equipment to aircraft design and manufacture. May recommend improvements in testing equipment and techniques.
Illustrative examples: Aeronautical Engineer,
Flight Test Engineer,
Aircraft Design Engineer
Broad Occupation: 17-2010 Aerospace Engineers
Minor Group: 17-2000 Engineers
Major Group: 17-0000 Architecture and Engineering Occupations
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Last Modified Date: March 11, 2010