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Average Salary for Cessna Aircraft Company Employees

Headquartered in Wichita, Kan., Cessna Aircraft Company offers a range of employment opportunities in the aviation & marine systems, from Aerospace Engineer to Sales Associate. Cessna Aircraft Company pays its employees $68K annually on average. How long you've been working primarily drives compensation; however, what you do at the company is also reported as a secondary influence on salary at Cessna Aircraft Company. The data for this report comes from responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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Cessna Aircraft Company typically pays:
above market

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About This Company

Wichita, Kansas 


Aviation & Marine Systems


Cessna Aircraft

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Years of Experience

Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of $69K per year. Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make $61K annually on average. Overall, the greater share of Cessna Aircraft Company folks have 10-19 years of experience and earn an average around $86K per year.


Field Service Engineers earn the highest median pay at approximately $74K annually, followed by Structural Engineers ($74K), Aerospace Engineers (about $63K), and Electrical Engineers ($63K). Cessna Aircraft Company hands out some of the smallest paychecks to Sales Associates (around $58K on average).

Certifications and Degrees

Certified Six Sigma Green Belts earn approximately $83K per year, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. Those with a Master of Science (MS), Aerospace Engineering at Cessna Aircraft Company come out on top, and their salaries approach about $63K annually.


In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be CATIA; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of $97K per year. A skill that is commonly seen around here is Microsoft Office; slightly less than one-fifth deem it necessary for work. Microsoft Excel, Engineering Design, and Matlab are also desirable skills.


At Cessna Aircraft Company, there are significantly more males who responded to the survey than females — the male-to-female ratio is more than 3 to 1.

Benefits and Perks

Only two-fifths of employees receive paid vacation and sick leave. Cessna Aircraft Company sponsors a 401(k) program, and most survey participants use this option to save for their retirement. Cessna Aircraft Company provides health insurance to the vast majority of workers, and almost all workers do receive dental coverage. Privileges also include life insurance, tuition reimbursement, relocation expenses, and a casual working environment.

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Key Stats for Cessna Aircraft Company


15 %
85 %
$50,335 - $78,617
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 8 votes.

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