Average Aerospace Engineer Salary in San Francisco, California

$104,964
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$8,000
Bonus
$14,001
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for an Aerospace Engineer in San Francisco, California is $104,964.
10%
$67k
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$105k
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$156k
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MEDIAN $104,964
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Salary
$67k - $156k
Bonus
$0 - $8k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $14k
Total Pay
$68k - $172k

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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 Technical Analysis are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Engineering Design, 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 $85,000 based on 9 salaries. An early career Aerospace Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $105,000 based on 10 salaries. An experienced Aerospace Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $137,500 based on 6 salaries.
Employees with .NET Software Developer / Programmer in these locations earn less than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Huntsville, Alabama (23.9% less), San Diego, California (21.4% less) and Houston, Texas (20.5% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 25 survey responses.
Entry Level
36.0%
Early Career
40.0%
Experienced
24.0%

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