Years of Experience
For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to $77K annually. The largest fraction of Bell Helicopter Textron Inc. people (25 percent) have been working for one to four years and earn approximately $66K per year on average.
Bringing in the most money are Senior Estimators — their earnings average about $94K annually. Aerospace Stress Engineers are a close second at $91K along with Aerospace Engineers ($78K) and Manufacturing Production Supervisors (around $73K). Financial compensation for Procurement Specialists is rather low — on average only approximately $55K — relative to the rest of the company.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($90K per year) can be spotted in Ozark, Ala.; the company's headquarter city of Fort Worth, Texas ($86K), Amarillo, Texas (about $76K), and Dallas, Texas (around $74K) are the next top-paying cities. At $57K, Johnson City, Tenn. is home to some of the lowest pay in the country. By state, the highest compensation levels appear in Alabama, where the average salary is $90K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
Salaries approach $79K per year for Engineer in Trainings; non-accredited workers make much less. Earning a Certified Six Sigma Green Belt certification garners significant financial rewards of around $75K annually on average. It pays to have a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering (ME) at Bell Helicopter Textron Inc. — these employees make the most at $90K per year.
The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Project Management; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of approximately $82K annually. Folks here also tend to know Engineering Design; on the survey, approximately one in four of workers named it in their skills portfolios. Other skills in demand are Microsoft Office, CATIA, and Microsoft Excel.
Benefits and Perks
Bell Helicopter Textron Inc. rewards its employees with paid time off, and a little over a half of workers report compensation for sick days and vacation time. A 401(k) program is available, and almost all survey participants use it to save for retirement. Perks cover health insurance for almost all employees and dental coverage for almost all respondents. A few more workplace perks are life insurance, tuition reimbursement, a casual working environment, and flexible hours.