$89,654
Avg. Salary
$41.55
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$4,947

Bonus

$6,000

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for an Aerospace Engineer in Los Angeles, California is $41.55 per hour.

The average pay for an Aerospace Engineer in Los Angeles, California is $89,654 per year.

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$11.23
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$41.55
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$107.66
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MEDIAN $41.55
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$61k
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$144k
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MEDIAN $89,654
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MEDIAN: $89,654
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$0$149K
Salary $61,419 - $144,150
Bonus $710 - $19,489
Profit Sharing $145 - $33,113
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$61,899 - $149,410
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 24 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 288
Hourly Data $0$107
Hourly Rate $11.23 - $108
Overtime $4.14 - $78.71
Annual Data $0$149K
Bonus $710 - $19,489
Profit Sharing $145 - $33,113
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$61,899 - $149,410
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 24 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 22

Job Description for Aerospace Engineer

Aerospace engineers design aircraft, spacecraft, missiles, and satellites. They receive proposals for projects and evaluate them for a variety of factors. Aerospace engineers can develop new technologies in these fields, designing new types of aerospace products. They must determine if the proposed project will be technically possible, financially possible, and safe. They will determine if the product meets the needs of the customer, can surpass environmental challenges, and can meet engineering principles. Once they have approved a project, they are in charge of coordinating the design and manufacturing of the product. They will also direct the final testing of the product and ensure that the project meets the proper quality standards. If there is a malfunction or damage in a product, they must identify the problem and any possible solutions.

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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.

Popular Employer Salaries for Aerospace Engineer

About Los Angeles, California

Los Angeles County, California
3,971,896
Male:
1,958,998 (49.3%)
Female:
2,012,898 (50.7%)
Los Angeles (/lɒs ˈændʒəlᵻs/, Spanish for "The Angels"), officially the City of Los Angeles and often known by its initials L.A., is the second-most populous city in the United States after New York City, the most populous city in California, and the county seat of Los Angeles County. Situated in Southern California, Los Angeles is known for its mediterranean climate, ethnic diversity, sprawling metropolis, and as a major center of the American entertainment industry. Los Angeles lies in a large coastal basin surrounded on three sides by mountains reaching up to and over 10,000 feet (3,000 m). Historically home to the Chumash and Tongva, Los Angeles was claimed by Juan Rodríguez Cabrillo for Spain in 1542 along with the rest of what would become Alta California. The city was officially founded on September 4, 1781, by Spanish governor Felipe de Neve. It became a part of Mexico in 1821 following the Mexican...
Los Angeles:
$52,024
California:
$64,500
$1,271
Los Angeles:
$542,100
California:
$449,100
4.8%

Aerospace Engineer Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Aerospace Engineer

Pay by Experience for an Aerospace Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Aerospace Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $79,000 based on 83 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Aerospace Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $96,000 based on 32 salaries. An experienced Aerospace Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $110,000 based on 21 salaries. An Aerospace Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $140,000 based on 20 salaries.

Key Stats for Aerospace Engineer

Gender

Female
15 %
Male
85 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 28 votes.
Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
12%

Experience Affects Aerospace Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
▲51%

▲18%

▲3%

National Average
$93,000

▼14%

Skills That Affect Aerospace Engineer Salaries


Technical Analysis
▲3%

Matlab
▲1%

National Average
$93,000

UNIX
▼3%


C++
▼4%

ANSYS
▼4%

Aeros
▼7%

Microsoft Excel
▼8%

AutoCAD
▼9%


Microsoft Office
▼12%

ANSYS Simulation Software
▼12%

Microsoft Word
▼19%

SolidWorks
▼30%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 28 votes.

Gender

Female
15 %
Male
85 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 95%
dental benefits
Dental: 86%
vision benefits
Vision: 76%
no benefits
None: 4%