Years of Experience
Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make about $61K per year on average. Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of $68K annually. The largest fraction of Cessna Aircraft Company people (25 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and earn approximately $86K per year on average.
Field Service Engineers represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at around $74K annually — though Structural Engineers, Aerospace Engineers, and Electrical Engineers also do fairly well at $74K, $63K, and about $63K, respectively. Financial compensation for Sales Associates is rather low — on average only $58K — relative to the rest of the company.
Certifications and Degrees
Certified Six Sigma Green Belts receive bigger paychecks (around $83K per year) than those without credentials. The highest-paying degree here is a Master of Science (MS), Aerospace Engineering; Cessna Aircraft Company awards approximately $63K to these degree-holders.
When it comes to skills, employees who report CATIA among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of $97K annually. One of the more prevalent skills at Cessna Aircraft Company is Microsoft Excel, with a little less than a fifth considering it a key competency. Microsoft Office, Engineering Design, and Matlab are also desirable skills.
The number of male employees who participated in the survey outweighs the number of women; the male-to-female ratio is more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
Merely two-fifths of workers at Cessna Aircraft Company earn paid vacation and paid sick time. Cessna Aircraft Company sponsors a 401(k) program, and a large number of employees use this option to save for their retirement. Perks cover health insurance for the vast majority of survey participants and dental coverage for almost all survey participants. Additional benefits of working here are life insurance, tuition reimbursement, relocation expenses, and a casual working environment.