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

$73,926
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$5,000
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The average salary for an Entry-Level Aerospace Engineer with Engineering Design skills in Los Angeles, California is $73,926.
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$51k
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MEDIAN $73,926
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Salary
$51k - $106k
Bonus
$3k - $10k
Total Pay
$52k - $104k

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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.

Career Paths

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Aerospace Engineer
Senior Mechanical Engineer
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Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
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Popular Skills for Aerospace Engineer

Skills that pay less than market rate include Technical Analysis, SolidWorks, Microsoft Office, Systems Engineering and Matlab.

Pay by Experience Level for Aerospace Engineer

An early career Aerospace Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $84,970 based on 43 salaries. A mid-career Aerospace Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $95,260 based on 29 salaries. An experienced Aerospace Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $102,789 based on 12 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 Palmdale, California earn an average of 12.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Pasadena, California (5.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Wichita, Kansas (19.6% less), Dallas, Texas (18.1% less) and Savannah, Georgia (13.5% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 96 survey responses.
Early Career
44.8%
Mid Career
30.2%
Experienced
12.5%
Late Career
12.5%

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