Average Entry-Level Aerospace Engineer Salary in Los Angeles, California

$73,057
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$4,972
Bonus
$2,000
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The average salary for an Entry-Level Aerospace Engineer in Los Angeles, California is $73,057.
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MEDIAN $73,057
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Salary
$57k - $100k
Bonus
$1k - $10k
Profit Sharing
$983 - $10k
Total Pay
$56k - $102k

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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 and Systems Engineering are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include SolidWorks, Microsoft Office and Matlab.

Pay by Experience Level for Aerospace Engineer

An early career Aerospace Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $81,614 based on 138 salaries. A mid-career Aerospace Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $97,020 based on 71 salaries. An experienced Aerospace Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $109,693 based on 45 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $157,409.
Employees with Aerospace Engineer in their job title in Washington, District of Columbia earn an average of 2.0% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Wichita, Kansas (17.7% less), Houston, Texas (13.0% less) and Huntsville, Alabama (12.8% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 285 survey responses.
Early Career
48.4%
Mid Career
24.9%
Experienced
15.8%
Late Career
10.9%

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