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Average Aerospace Engineer Salary in El Segundo, California

$105,693
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$4,913
Bonus
$4,000
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The average salary for an Aerospace Engineer in El Segundo, California is $105,693.
10%
$76k
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$106k
90%
$157k
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What Do Aerospace Engineers Do?

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.

Popular Employer Salaries for Aerospace Engineer

The top respondents for the job title Aerospace Engineer are from the companies Northrop Grumman Corporation, Aerospace Corporation, The and The Boeing Company. Reported salaries are highest at The Boeing Company where the average pay is $120,000. Northrop Grumman Corporation pays the lowest at around $101,736.

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What Are Popular Skills for Aerospace Engineers?

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

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Aerospace Engineers?

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 $85,000 based on 9 salaries. An early career Aerospace Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $91,871 based on 16 salaries. A mid-career Aerospace Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $101,272 based on 13 salaries. An experienced Aerospace Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $127,152 based on 17 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $149,900.
Employees with .NET Software Developer / Programmer in these locations earn less than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (26.2% less), Huntsville, Alabama (25.5% less) and Denver, Colorado (20.5% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 65 survey responses.
Entry Level
13.8%
Early Career
24.6%
Mid Career
20.0%
Experienced
26.2%
Late Career
15.4%

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