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Ordnance Engineer Salary

$79,190 (USD)

Average Salary

$38/hr

Average Hourly

$2,289

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 10, 2019

The average pay for an Ordnance Engineer is $79,190 a year and $38 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for an Ordnance Engineer is between $56,312 and $97,963. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for an Ordnance Engineer. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Description:
  • Designs, tests, and coordinates development of explosive ordnance material to meet military procurement specifications and to prepare project proposals for negotiating production contracts: participates in discussions with military authorities to determine characteristics desired in explosive material, nature of target objective, and type of delivery system to be used.
  • Prepares or directs preparation of design drawings and specifications for approval by procurement authorities, according to knowledge of explosives and plastics chemistry, ballistics theory, fuse technology, metallurgy, electronics, fluidics, and techniques of efficient production.
  • Tests sample shells, warheads, or similar material under simulated military conditions proof technician.
  • Evaluates tests to determine acceptability of ordnance items or need for redesign.
  • Presents findings orally and in writing to procurement authorities and demonstrates successful designs on proving ground.
  • May negotiate procurement contracts.
  • May coordinate pilot or serial production of ordnance items.
  • May participate in development of delivery systems, fire-control components, and nonexplosive material.
  • May be designated according to type of ordnance item developed.
Ordnance Engineer Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Engineers, All Other

Job family population: 142,030

Estimated population of Ordnance Engineer jobs: 7,322

Rate of error: 1.5%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$91,803
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Ordnance Engineer Job Listings for United States

Electrical Engineering Intern (Summer 2020)
Nov 22
Healdsburg, United States
General Dynamics Ordnance & Tactical Systems
... Ordnance and Tactical Systems. This role will work under the supervision of a manager or engineer to assist with existing Engineering projects. The Intern will work in a dynamic people-focused ...
Principal Mechanical Engineer
Nov 7
us
General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems
Directs and coordinates the activities of the mechanical engineering and document control departments to design mechanical and electro-mechanical products and systems. Resposibilities: * Directs ...
Field Engineer, WSMR, NM
Oct 16
Alamogordo, United States
Lockheed Martin--Engineering & Operations
We are seeking a qualified Missile Field Engineer to join our team. At Lockheed Martin, you'll have ... Required to handle, install, and conduct testing of electro-explosive and solid explosive ordnance ...
Logistics Analyst Foreign Military Sales Explosive Ordnance Disposal *
Oct 25
Indian Head, MD, USA
JSL Technologies inc
Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technical Division, Indian Head, MD Requirements: Conduct FMS Case ... We provide Systems Engineering/Analysis, Logistics Engineering and Program Planning support to ...
Systems Engineer / WSMR, NM
Oct 13
Alamogordo, United States
Lockheed Martin--Engineering & Operations
We are seeking a qualified Senior Test Engineer to join our team. At Lockheed Martin, you'll have ... Demonstrated competency in leading test conduct in an ordnance environment. Demonstrated ability to ...

The average pay for an Ordnance Engineer is $79,190 a year and $38 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for an Ordnance Engineer is between $56,312 and $97,963. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for an Ordnance Engineer. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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