Aerospace Engineer salary in California

Average salary
Based on 432 income tax records
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How much do Aerospace Engineers make?
The average total salary for a Aerospace Engineer is $96,500 per year. This is based on data from 432 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Aerospace Engineer and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Aerospace Engineer salary can vary between $28,000 to $217,000 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Aerospace Engineer salary by company

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Salary range**
SpaceX, California
32 income tax records
$46K – $303K
California Institute Of, California
19 income tax records
$49K – $247K
The Aerospace, California
15 income tax records
$96K – $139K
Lockheed Martin, California
31 income tax records
$69K – $206K
Department Of The Interior, California
18 income tax records
$39K – $152K
Boeing, California
28 income tax records
$38K – $172K
US Department Of Defense, California
88 income tax records
$21K – $129K

Aerospace Engineer demographics in California

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60% are single
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40% are married
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21% have kids
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50% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Aerospace Engineers in California

432 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a aerospace engineer in California is $96,500 per year. Aerospace engineer salaries in California can vary between $28,000 to $217,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 432 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as aerospace engineer.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for aerospace engineers in California: SpaceX ($138,500 a year), California Institute Of ($117,000 a year), and The Aerospace ($108,000 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for aerospace engineers in California: Redondo Beach, CA ($113,000 a year), San Jose, CA ($109,500 a year), and Los Angeles, CA ($108,000 a year).
Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Salaries here are not representative of the total population and may reflect different levels of experience or education. Learn more
Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.