Average Salary for Cessna Aircraft Company Employees

Cessna Aircraft Company is a aviation & marine systems firm headquartered in Wichita, Kan. that hires for Mechanical Engineer positions, Aerospace Engineer roles, and more. The average employee at Cessna Aircraft Company takes home $60K annually. Though what you do at the company does impact pay, how long you've been working is the primary influence on employee salary at Cessna Aircraft Company. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Cessna Aircraft Company Median Salary by Job


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Aerospace Engineer
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Design Engineer
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Process Engineer
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  • Updated: 23 Jun 2017
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Wichita, Kansas 


Aviation & Marine Systems


Cessna Aircraft

Source: Freebase

Years of Experience

Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of around $71K per year. The largest fraction of Cessna Aircraft Company people (55 percent) have been working for one to four years and earn approximately $59K annually on average.


Process Engineers are awarded the highest paychecks, with compensation nearing $62K per year on average; Aerospace Engineers are next on the list, bringing in close to $60K, followed by Design Engineers earning about $58K and Mechanical Engineers making $57K.

Certifications and Degrees

Being a Certified Six Sigma Green Belt certainly has its perks — salaries approach $66K annually and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. The best paid folks at Cessna Aircraft Company have a Bachelor of Engineering in Bachelor of Engineering (BEng / BE), earning $75K per year.


Employees who count Project Management among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is $80K annually. Engineering Design is a popular skill in the Cessna Aircraft Company workforce; close to one-third of those surveyed report putting it to use in their jobs. Key skills also include CATIA, Technical Analysis, and Matlab.

Benefits and Perks

As part of compensation, Cessna Aircraft Company gives paid vacation to 37 percent and paid sick leave to one in four employees. Cessna Aircraft Company sponsors a 401(k) program, and nearly all respondents use this option to save for their retirement. Cessna Aircraft Company provides health insurance to the vast majority of employees, and a large number of respondents do receive dental coverage. The company also dishes out perks such as tuition reimbursement, life insurance, flexible hours, and a casual working environment.

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Key Stats for Cessna Aircraft Company


19 %
81 %
$45,500 - $58,983
$52,349 - $73,089

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
$41,873 - $72,291
Bachelor of Science, Mechanical Engineering (BSME)
$56,422 - $73,250
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