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 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average 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.
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.
|Year||Median Salary||Growth||2-Year Growth|
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|| |
|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|| |