Average Aerospace Engineer with Engineering Design Skills Salary in Palmdale, California

$88,591
Avg. Salary
$4,225
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The average salary for an Aerospace Engineer with Engineering Design skills in Palmdale, California is $88,591.
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$56k
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$89k
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$123k
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MEDIAN $88,591
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Salary
$56k - $123k
Bonus
$0 - $4k
Total Pay
$56k - $123k

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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
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Aerospace Engineer

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 $83,498 based on 10 salaries. An early career Aerospace Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $80,000 based on 6 salaries.
Employees with Aerospace Engineer in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 7.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (5.3% more) and Los Angeles, California (4.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Huntsville, Alabama (14.2% less), San Diego, California (14.2% less) and Cincinnati, Ohio (0.9% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 16 survey responses.
Entry Level
62.5%
Early Career
37.5%

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