The average salary for an Entry-Level Aerospace Engineer with Matlab skills in Los Angeles, California is $73,450.
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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…Read more
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 Engineering Design are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Office, Technical Analysis, Systems Engineering and SolidWorks.
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 $84,547 based on 43 salaries. A mid-career Aerospace Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $107,217 based on 15 salaries. An experienced Aerospace Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $136,868 based on 8 salaries.
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Employees with Aerospace Engineer in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 21.2% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Wichita, Kansas (19.4% less), Huntsville, Alabama (14.5% less) and Denver, Colorado (8.2% less).
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