Average Early-Career Aerospace Engineer Salary in Palmdale, California

$79,722
Avg. Salary
$4,000
Bonus
$2,500
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The average salary for an Early-Career Aerospace Engineer in Palmdale, California is $79,722.
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$60k
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$80k
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$96k
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$60k - $96k
Bonus
$0 - $4k
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$0 - $3k
Total Pay
$63k - $100k
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Job Description for Aerospace Engineer

Aerospace Engineer Tasks
  • Perform a variety of engineering work in designing, constructing, and testing aircraft, missiles, and spacecraft.
  • May recommend improvements in testing equipment and techniques.
  • May conduct basic and applied research to evaluate adaptability of materials and equipment to aircraft design and manufacture.

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Popular Skills for Aerospace Engineer

Skills in Engineering Design are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Matlab and Technical Analysis.

Pay by Experience Level for Aerospace Engineer

An entry-level Aerospace Engineer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $74,801 based on 9 salaries. An experienced Aerospace Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $106,300 based on 5 salaries.
Employees with Aerospace Engineer in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 3.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (1.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (10.4% less), Huntsville, Alabama (8.8% less) and Denver, Colorado (6.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 14 survey responses.
Entry Level
64.3%
Experienced
35.7%

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