Aerospace Engineering and Operations Technician Salary Information in California

The average annual and hourly salaries for aerospace engineering and operations technicians in the state of California are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of aerospace engineering and operations technicians among California areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Aerospace Engineering and Operations Technicians in California

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$46,830
25th Percentile Wage
$56,880
50th Percentile Wage
$69,690
75th Percentile Wage
$80,120
90th Percentile Wage
$94,890

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for aerospace engineering and operations technicians in California in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $94,890. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $69,690. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $46,830.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of aerospace engineering and operations technicians from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$69,690
-3.43% 9.14%
2016
$72,080
-1.01% -
2015
$72,810
1.57% -
2014
$71,670
4.49% -
2013
$68,450
7.49% -
2012
$63,320
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Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Aerospace Engineering and Operations Technicians in California Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of aerospace engineering and operations technicians in some California cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of aerospace engineering and operations technicians in state of California ranges from $49,100 to $74,020. The highest paying area for aerospace engineering and operations technicians in California is Bakersfield-Delano with a median annual salary of $74,020. The second highest paying city/area in California State is Oakland-Fremont-Hayward (mean annual salary $73,200). The lowest paying area is Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura with a median annual salary of $49,100.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Bakersfield-Delano
$74,020
Oakland-Fremont-Hayward
$73,200
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara
$71,800
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana
$71,560
San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont
$71,220
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale
$69,920
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario
$66,430
Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta
$63,810
Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine
$63,730
San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos
$62,620
Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville
$52,110
Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura
$49,100




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