Space Exploration Technologies employs between a thousand to five thousand employees. This private company accumulates a total revenue of up to $2 Billion per year. Dedicated towards aerospace and defense technologies, SpaceX employs intellectual and hard-working minds from all over the globe.
If you're thinking of working in SpaceX, expect to work with the some of the world's brightest individuals. You will be exposed to the most leading and cutting edge technology and your role is as important as everyone else's in shaping the future of human kind. Sounds like a tough pill to swallow but the compensation could be worth working at SpaceX. Glassdoor has it that the minimum a person can earn is $4,500 for an intern or a temp and up to $83,000 (or more).
Glassdoor was able to collect about 303 surveys from full-time employees, where 83% have said they would recommend the company and 96% approves of their CEO.
Here are some of the jobs highlighted with their corresponding salaries or wages.
Intern - Monthly - $4,596 minimum, per month
Structures Engineer - $82,445
Test Engineer - $76,867
Engineer - $83,671
Avionics Engineer - $79,909
Propulsion Technician - Hourly salary of $22.29
Propulsion Engineer - $77,063
These are just some of the jobs available, but if your mission in life is to build a future where humanity is out exploring the stars is fundamentally more exciting than one where we are not, then working at SpaceX may be for you. Today, SpaceX is actively developing the technologies to make this possible, with the ultimate goal of enabling human life on Mars. Does it sound like a huge pill to swallow? The fate of mankind's technology will be in your hands.
Are you interested in working at SpaceX? Does the expected salary entice you?