Engineering Supervisors are awarded the highest paychecks, with compensation nearing $102K annually on average; Aerospace Engineers are next on the list, bringing in close to $78K, followed by Manufacturing Production Supervisors earning about $73K and Design Engineers making approximately $70K. Among the lower-paid positions at Bell Helicopter Textron Inc. are Manufacturing Engineers — the median salary for this role approaches $52K.
Years of Experience
Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of around $79K per year. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (26 percent) have been working for one to four years and make approximately $65K annually on average.
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 (around $76K), and Dallas, Texas (about $75K) are the next top-paying cities. Johnson City, Tenn. is near the bottom for pay at $57K. Across its U.S. offices, the state of Alabama pays Bell Helicopter Textron Inc. the most — around $90K annually on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Certified Six Sigma Black Belts, who make about $94K per year. Engineer in Trainings also rank high on the pay scale, with expected average earnings of $79K annually. Bell Helicopter Textron Inc. provides the highest financial reward to those with a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering (ME) — these employees rake in $90K per year.
The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be ANSYS; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of approximately $86K annually. A skill that is commonly seen around here is Engineering Design; one in four deem it necessary for work. Project Management, Microsoft Office, and CATIA were also reported by many survey participants.
Benefits and Perks
The company compensates for vacation days and sick leave, and a little over a half of workers receive these benefits. A 401(k) program is available, and almost all employees use it to save for retirement. For nearly all workers, benefits include health insurance, and the vast majority of workers get dental coverage, too. Perks also include life insurance, tuition reimbursement, a casual working environment, and a subsidized cell phone.