Average Aerospace Engineer Salary in Hawthorne, California

$84,627
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$8,000
Bonus
$12,500
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for an Aerospace Engineer in Hawthorne, California is $84,627.
10%
$77k
MEDIAN
$85k
90%
$100k
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Salary
$77k - $100k
Bonus
$4k - $23k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $13k
Total Pay
$53k - $111k

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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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$90k

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Popular Skills for Aerospace Engineer

Skills in Matlab, ANSYS Simulation Software and SolidWorks are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Technical Analysis and Engineering Design.

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 $81,644 based on 5 salaries. An early career Aerospace Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $90,000 based on 11 salaries.
Employees with Aerospace Engineer in their job title in Washington, District of Columbia earn an average of 6.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (5.7% more) and Seattle, Washington (5.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Huntsville, Alabama (5.5% less) and San Diego, California (2.8% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 16 survey responses.
Entry Level
31.3%
Early Career
68.8%

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