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Average Salary for Bell Helicopter Textron Inc. Employees

Bell Helicopter Textron Inc. employees typically bring home $76K per year. Your experience level influences pay for Bell Helicopter Textron Inc. workers the most, followed by what you do at the company and where you live. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

How This Employer Pays

Bell Helicopter Textron Inc. typically pays:
above market
Similar employers pay:
above market
Employer: Bell Helicopter Textron Inc.
Average Salary Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
National Data (?
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[-]Mechanical Engineer (7)
$50,964 - $98,418  
[-]Mechanical Engineer (7)
Salary$53,672 - $97,370  
Bonus$771 - $11,829  
Total Pay$50,964 - $98,418  
[+]Procurement Specialist (5)
$37,725 - $80,278  
[+]Procurement Specialist (5)
Salary$39,841 - $78,326  
Total Pay$37,725 - $80,278  
[+]Aerospace Engineer (5)
$54,491 - $147,464  
[+]Aerospace Engineer (5)
Salary$52,232 - $133,742  
Total Pay$54,491 - $147,464  
[+]Senior Mechanical Engineer (3)
$62,202 - $101,242  
[+]Senior Mechanical Engineer (3)
Salary$63,909 - $95,141  
Total Pay$62,202 - $101,242  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 8 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 105
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Years of Experience

Staying at the company for five to ten years brings notable financial rewards; the average income in this window is $79K annually. On the whole, the greater proportion of employees (29 percent) have a tenure of one to four years and bring home about $61K per year.


Typically, Quality Managers are the best paid with salaries hovering at approximately $88K; Senior Mechanical Engineers, Design Engineers, and Aerospace Engineers also rank near the top of the list, pulling in $82K, $75K, and around $74K, respectively. Bell Helicopter Textron Inc. hands out some of the smallest paychecks to Procurement Specialists (approximately $55K).


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($90K annually) can be spotted in Ozark; the company's headquarter city of Fort Worth ($89K), Hurst ($74K), and Dallas (about $74K) are the next top-paying cities. High paychecks are not found in Grand Prairie; in fact, at around $63K it is one of the worst-paid cities. U.S. pay levels are highest in the state of Alabama; salaries there average to $90K per year.

Certifications and Degrees

Project Management Professionals have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at around $155K. Acquiring certification to be a Certified Six Sigma Black Belt is rewarded at $88K annually. Employees who have a Master of Science (MS), Engineering make the most here, hauling in about $158K per year.


In this position, it pays to have Financial Analysis in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of $98K. A skill that is commonly seen around here is Engineering Design; a little less than a fifth deem it necessary for work. Microsoft Office, CATIA, and Project Management were also reported by many survey participants.

Benefits and Perks

The company does pay out vacation and sick days, but these benefits are received by only 44 percent. The vast majority of workers set aside retirement funds in an employer-sponsored 401(k). Bell Helicopter Textron Inc. provides health insurance to nearly all workers, and a strong majority of workers do receive dental coverage. Other privileges include life insurance, tuition reimbursement, a subsidized cell phone, and relocation expenses.

Key Stats

25 %
75 %
$49,316 - $98,990
$53,047 - $93,382
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 33 votes.

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