Aerospace Engineer Salary in San Diego, California (United States)

The average pay for an Aerospace Engineer in San Diego, California is $79,244 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.
Aerospace Engineer in San Diego, California Total Pay (?
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$58,659 - $110,138
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MEDIAN: $79,243
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National Salary Data

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Salary
$58,659 - $110,138  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,128  
Profit Sharing
$1,526 - $4,069  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$60,216 - $114,867  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 112
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Experience Affects Aerospace Engineer in San Diego, California Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 44%
Mid-Career
up arrow 6%
National Average
$81,000

Skills That Affect Aerospace Engineer in San Diego, California Salaries

Controls
up arrow 8%
Systems Engineering
up arrow 7%
Technical Analysis
up arrow 1%
National Average
$81,000
Matlab
up arrow 1%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%
CATIA
up arrow 1%
Engineering Design
up arrow 2%
Microsoft Word
up arrow 3%
SolidWorks
up arrow 3%
Microsoft Excel
up arrow 6%
Aeros
up arrow 6%
ANSYS
up arrow 6%

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 26 votes.

Gender

Female
10%
female alumni
 
Male
90%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 92% dental benefits Dental: 82%
vision benefits Vision: 70% employee benefits None: 7%
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