Average Salary for Cessna Aircraft Company Employees

Operating out of Wichita, Kan., aviation & marine systems company Cessna Aircraft Company employs talent in positions ranging from Mechanical Engineer to Structural Engineer. The median income for Cessna Aircraft Company employees is $60K annually. How long you've been working primarily drives compensation; however, your job title is also reported as a secondary influence on salary at Cessna Aircraft Company. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

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Wichita, Kansas 


Aviation & Marine Systems


Cessna Aircraft

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Years of Experience

For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to about $71K per year. The greater proportion of employees (41 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home median pay of around $59K annually.


Structural Engineers earn the highest median pay at $78K per year, followed by Aerospace Engineers ($65K), Mechanical Engineers ($57K), and Design Engineers (approximately $56K).

Certifications and Degrees

Monetary compensation comes to $66K annually for Certified Six Sigma Green Belts, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. The best paid folks at Cessna Aircraft Company have a Master of Science (MS), earning $71K per year.


The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Project Management; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of around $81K annually. One of the more prevalent skills at Cessna Aircraft Company is Engineering Design, with over a third considering it a key competency. Some other standard skills here are CATIA, Microsoft Office, and Microsoft Excel.

Benefits and Perks

Paid time off is hard to come by at Cessna Aircraft Company; the company rewards only a third of employees with paid vacation time and only a quarter of respondents with sick leave. Almost all employees save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. Cessna Aircraft Company provides health insurance to nearly all respondents, and a large number of respondents do receive dental coverage. The list of perks also includes tuition reimbursement, life insurance, a casual working environment, and flexible hours.

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Key Stats for Cessna Aircraft Company


21 %
79 %
$42,907 - $58,983
$55,885 - $74,764

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
$41,275 - $76,334
Bachelor of Science, Mechanical Engineering (BSME)
$56,422 - $73,250
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