Average Aerospace Engineer Salary in Palmdale, California

$86,529
Avg. Salary
$4,000
Bonus
$1,250
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The average salary for an Aerospace Engineer in Palmdale, California is $86,529.
10%
$63k
10%
$87k
50%
$167k
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MEDIAN $86,529
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Salary
$63k - $167k
Bonus
$750 - $5k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $1k
Total Pay
$64k - $167k

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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 are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include CATIA, Technical Analysis 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 $77,594 based on 10 salaries. An early career Aerospace Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $78,578 based on 15 salaries. An experienced Aerospace Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $106,300 based on 5 salaries.
Employees with Aerospace Engineer in their job title in Washington, District of Columbia earn an average of 6.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (2.3% more) and Seattle, Washington (1.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Huntsville, Alabama (7.7% less), San Diego, California (4.6% less) and Houston, Texas (3.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 30 survey responses.
Entry Level
33.3%
Early Career
50.0%
Experienced
16.7%

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