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Aerospace Engineer Salary Information in Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta, California

The annual and hourly salary statistics of aerospace engineers in Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta, California are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage information of aerospace engineers in Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta 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 Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta, California

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$73,820
25th Percentile Wage
$89,110
50th Percentile Wage
$113,110
75th Percentile Wage
$141,030
90th Percentile Wage
$164,330

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for aerospace engineers in Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta, California in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $164,330. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $113,110. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $73,820.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of aerospace engineers from 2012 to 2017. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2017.

YearMedian Salary Growth2-Year Growth
2014
$113,110
-0.21% 0.20%
2013
$113,350
0.41% -
2012
$112,880
- -

Table 3. Compare Aerospace Engineer Salary in Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta with Other California Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $113,110 in Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta is in the middle of salary range for aerospace engineers in state of California. In comparison, the annual salary of aerospace engineers in Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta is 13.5 percent (13.5%) lower than that in the highest paying Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale and 22.1 percent (22.1%) higher than that in the lowest paying Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura.

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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