The annual and hourly salary statistics of aerospace engineers in Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of aerospace engineers in Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale is based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage||$77,430|
|25th Percentile Wage||$98,610|
|50th Percentile Wage||$130,690|
|75th Percentile Wage||$161,590|
|90th Percentile Wage||$193,490|
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for aerospace engineers in Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $193,490. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $130,690. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $77,430.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of aerospace engineers from 2012 to 2017.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||5-Year Growth|
From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $130,690, Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale is the highest paying city for aerospace engineers in state of California, followed by San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City (median annual salary $121,870). In comparison, the median annual salary of aerospace engineers in Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale is 6.7 percent (6.7%) higher than that in San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City.
|Cities/Areas||Median Annual Salary|
|Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale|| |
|San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City|| |
|Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana|| |
|San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara|| |
|Santa Rosa-Petaluma|| |
|Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine|| |
|Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta|| |
|San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont|| |
|San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos|| |
|Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario|| |
|Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura|| |