Average Early-Career Aerospace Engineer with Systems Engineering Skills Salary in Los Angeles, California

$77,593
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$5,000
Bonus
$16,750
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The average salary for an Early-Career Aerospace Engineer with Systems Engineering skills in Los Angeles, California is $77,593.
10%
$61k
MEDIAN
$78k
90%
$105k
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$61k - $105k
Bonus
$0 - $5k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $17k
Total Pay
$62k - $106k

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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 Matlab, Engineering Design, Technical Analysis, Microsoft Office and SolidWorks are correlated to pay that is above average.

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 $73,247 based on 8 salaries. A mid-career Aerospace Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $94,319 based on 18 salaries. An experienced Aerospace Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $137,000 based on 13 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $175,000.
Employees with Aerospace Engineer in their job title in Denver, Colorado earn an average of 5.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Diego, California (2.8% more) and Seattle, Washington (2.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (10.2% less), Fort Worth, Texas (7.7% less) and Huntsville, Alabama (4.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 46 survey responses.
Entry Level
17.4%
Mid Career
39.1%
Experienced
28.3%
Late Career
15.2%

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