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Aerospace Engineer Salary Information in Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California

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 [1].

Table 1 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Aerospace Engineers in Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California

Percentile BracketAverage 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.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$130,690
2.00% 9.64%
2016
$128,080
0.46% -
2015
$127,490
3.02% -
2014
$123,640
2.02% -
2013
$121,140
2.52% -
2012
$118,090
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Table 3. Compare Aerospace Engineer Salary in Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale with Other California Cities

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
$130,690
San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City
$121,870
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana
$121,330
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara
$120,990
Oakland-Fremont-Hayward
$119,140
Santa Rosa-Petaluma
$115,240
Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine
$114,060
Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta
$113,110
San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont
$112,840
San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos
$107,340
Bakersfield-Delano
$101,630
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario
$101,490
Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville
$101,230
Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura
$88,080



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