Average Late-Career Aerospace Engineer with Engineering Design Skills Salary in Los Angeles, California

$154,851
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The average salary for a Late-Career Aerospace Engineer with Engineering Design skills in Los Angeles, California is $154,851.
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$89k
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MEDIAN $154,851
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Salary
$89k - $202k
Total Pay
$90k - $259k

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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.

Career Paths

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Aerospace Engineer
Senior Systems Engineer
Aerospace Systems Engineer
Senior Mechanical Engineer
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Aerospace Engineer

Skills in Systems Engineering and Project Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Excel.

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 $73,926 based on 5 salaries. An early career Aerospace Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $84,970 based on 43 salaries. A mid-career Aerospace Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $95,260 based on 29 salaries. An experienced Aerospace Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $102,789 based on 12 salaries.
Employees with .NET Software Developer / Programmer in these locations earn less than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Wichita, Kansas (23.4% less), Seattle, Washington (20.3% less) and Dallas, Texas (12.8% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 89 survey responses.
Entry Level
5.6%
Early Career
48.3%
Mid Career
32.6%
Experienced
13.5%

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