When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $110K per year) can be spotted in Arlington, Texas; Dallas, Texas (about $79K), the company's headquarter city of Fort Worth, Texas ($76K), and Hurst, Texas ($67K) are the next top-paying cities. Those interested in increasing earning potential should avoid the city of Johnson City, Tenn. — at $55K, salaries are some of the lowest in the country. By state, the highest compensation levels appear in Maryland, where the average salary is around $88K annually.
Project Engineers are the best paid with the average salary hovering at $87K per year; Aerospace Engineers, Senior Financial Analysts, and Mechanical Engineers also rank near the top of the list, pulling in about $78K, around $71K, and $67K, respectively. Near the bottom at Bell Helicopter Textron Inc. are Human Resources Associates, pulling in an average of just $48K.
Years of Experience
Between the one and five year mark, median pay is approximately $61K annually. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (26 percent) have been working for five to nine years and make $77K per year on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Project Management Professionals receive bigger paychecks ($88K annually) than those without credentials. On average, salaries rise to around $83K per year for accredited Certified Six Sigma Green Belts. The highest-paying degree here is a Bachelor's Degree; Bell Helicopter Textron Inc. awards $92K to these degree-holders.
In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be ANSYS Simulation Software; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of approximately $90K annually. It's pretty common to find people here who know Engineering Design; just under one in four consider it a key competency. Many workers usually know Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office, and Project Management as well.
Benefits and Perks
Company benefits — namely paid time off for both vacation and sick leave — are received by just one in three workers. Most respondents set aside retirement funds in an employer-sponsored 401(k). At Bell Helicopter Textron Inc., a large number of respondents have health insurance, and most employees have dental coverage. Bell Helicopter Textron Inc. employees also enjoy perks such as tuition reimbursement, life insurance, flexible hours, and a casual working environment.