Average Salary for Cessna Aircraft Company Employees

Cessna Aircraft Company is a aviation & marine systems industry firm headquartered in Wichita, Kan. that hires for Aerospace Engineer positions, Sales Associate roles, and more. A salary of $64K annually is the going rate at Cessna Aircraft Company. Cessna Aircraft Company paychecks are largely negotiated based on how long you've been working, though your role at the company is also considered. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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How This Employer Pays

Cessna Aircraft Company typically pays:
above market
Similar employers pay:
below market
Employer: Cessna Aircraft Company
Average Salary Range by Job
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National Data (?
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[-]Aerospace Engineer (5)
$47,270 - $114,624  
[-]Aerospace Engineer (5)
Salary$49,065 - $107,073  
Bonus$484.86 - $8,067  
Total Pay$47,270 - $114,624  
[+]Field Service Engineer (2)
$48,874 - $95,045  
[+]Field Service Engineer (2)
Salary$51,609 - $94,066  
Total Pay$48,874 - $95,045  
[+]Design Engineer (2)
$39,130 - $69,478  
[+]Design Engineer (2)
Salary$44,168 - $67,772  
Bonus$249.70 - $7,108  
Total Pay$39,130 - $69,478  
[+]Sales Associate (2)
$17,051 - $49,715  
[+]Sales Associate (2)
Salary$23,396 - $64,973  
Total Pay$17,051 - $49,715  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 21 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 41
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About This Company

Wichita, Kansas 


Aviation & Marine Systems


Cessna Aircraft

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Years of Experience

Average pay is typically $68K for those with five to nine years of experience. The greater proportion of employees (25 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home approximately $61K per year.


Field Service Engineers earn the highest median pay at about $74K, followed by Electrical Engineers ($63K), Aerospace Engineers (around $62K), and Sales Associates ($58K). Earning only $57K, Design Engineers make less than most people in the company.

Certifications and Degrees

Those with a Bachelor of Science in Aerospace Engineering at Cessna Aircraft Company come out on top, and their salaries approach about $95K annually.


In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Computer Aided Drafting & Design; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of $81K. One of the more prevalent skills at Cessna Aircraft Company is Microsoft Office, with just under a third considering it a key competency. Other skills in demand are Microsoft Excel, Engineering Design, and Matlab.


With a more than 3 to 1 male-to-female ratio, men represent the better half of Cessna Aircraft Company's employees.

Benefits and Perks

Paid vacation days are a given for just over a half of workers, but Cessna Aircraft Company rewards only one-half of workers with paid sick leave. Nearly all workers contribute to 401(k) savings accounts sponsored by the firm. At Cessna Aircraft Company, a strong majority of workers have health insurance, and a solid majority of workers have dental coverage. Cessna Aircraft Company also dishes out privileges such as life insurance, tuition reimbursement, relocation expenses, and stock options.

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Key Stats for Cessna Aircraft Company


12 %
88 %
$48,936 - $73,015
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

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