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

$90,684
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$4,894
Bonus
$5,000
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The average salary for an Aerospace Engineer with Engineering Design skills in Los Angeles, California is $90,684.
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MEDIAN $90,684
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Salary
$70k - $149k
Bonus
$185 - $14k
Profit Sharing
$2k - $30k
Total Pay
$66k - $150k

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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 Project Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Office, Technical Analysis, Systems Engineering 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 $73,926 based on 23 salaries. An early career Aerospace Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $84,659 based on 51 salaries. A mid-career Aerospace Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $94,256 based on 30 salaries. An experienced Aerospace Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $102,789 based on 16 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $154,851.
Employees with Aerospace Engineer in their job title in Washington, District of Columbia earn an average of 5.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Houston, Texas (5.1% more) and Seattle, Washington (2.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Huntsville, Alabama (16.4% less), San Diego, California (16.2% less) and Denver, Colorado (13.5% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 131 survey responses.
Entry Level
17.6%
Early Career
38.9%
Mid Career
22.9%
Experienced
12.2%
Late Career
8.4%

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