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How much does Jet Propulsion Laboratory pay?

Jet Propulsion Laboratory pays its employees an average of $116,236 a year. Salaries at Jet Propulsion Laboratory range from an average of $76,898 to $168,665 a year. Jet Propulsion Laboratory employees with the job title Senior Software Engineer make the most with an average annual salary of $142,755, while employees with the title Mechanical Engineer make the least with an average annual salary of $109,637.

Are Jet Propulsion Laboratory employees satisfied with their compensation?

Our Fair Pay score for Jet Propulsion Laboratory is 2.84. Read reviews from current employees that include compensation and culture insights.

What is the highest salary at Jet Propulsion Laboratory?

The highest reported salary for an employee at Jet Propulsion Laboratory is currently $169k / year

Jet Propulsion Laboratory Reviews

Overall Satisfaction
3.8 out of 5
Company Outlook
Fair Pay
Learning and Development
Great Institution, Great People, Great Opportunities.
Mechanical Engineer in Pasadena, California:
Pros: Surrounded by experts, access to excellent engineering tools/software.
Cons: Difficult to advance quickly career-wise compared to my counterparts in private industry.
JPL is not what you think. Think twice about working here.
Cyber Security Engineer in Los Angeles, California:
Pros: The good people I have met and learned about the amazing work they do for space.
Cons: Poor management from my lead of the department to the managers above.
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About Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Address: 4800 Oak Grove Dr Pasadena, California 91109
Industries: Aerospace, Construction, National Security, Robotics, Space Travel
Founded on: January 1st, 1936
Also known as: NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory
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Gender Breakdown for Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Avg. Salary: $85k - $176k
Avg. Salary: $68k - $133k
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