Average Aerospace Engineer Salary in Pasadena, California

$106,726
Avg. Salary
$4,913
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The average salary for an Aerospace Engineer in Pasadena, California is $106,726.
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$74k
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$107k
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$145k
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MEDIAN $106,726
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Salary
$74k - $145k
Bonus
$3k - $9k
Total Pay
$81k - $144k

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

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 $80,278 based on 8 salaries. An early career Aerospace Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $104,880 based on 9 salaries. A mid-career Aerospace Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $92,678 based on 10 salaries. An experienced Aerospace Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $134,101 based on 5 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $137,344.
Employees with .NET Software Developer / Programmer in these locations earn less than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Huntsville, Alabama (25.2% less), San Diego, California (22.7% less) and Houston, Texas (21.8% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 37 survey responses.
Entry Level
21.6%
Early Career
24.3%
Mid Career
27.0%
Experienced
13.5%
Late Career
13.5%

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