Years of Experience
Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make $71K per year on average. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (32 percent) have been working for five to nine years and make $65K annually on average.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $95K per year) can be spotted in Honolulu, Hawaii; Tampa, Fla. ($94K), Fort Walton Beach, Fla. (around $83K), and St. Louis, Mo. (approximately $76K) are the next top-paying cities. Expected earnings are below average (about $65K) in Johnstown, Pa., one of the lowest-paid cities. By state, Hawaii offers the highest pay at approximately $95K annually.
Earning $85K per year on average, Senior Buyers receive the most money, followed by Senior Mechanical Engineers ($78K), Contract Administrators (around $78K), and Electrical Engineers ($74K). With salaries averaging $57K, Manufacturing Production Planners are among the lowest paid at DRS Technologies, Inc.
Certifications and Degrees
Project Management Professionals earn around $115K annually, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. Cisco Certified Network Professionals with credentials can live quite comfortably; median salaries come in at approximately $93K per year. Employees who have a Master of Science (MS) make the most here, hauling in about $83K annually.
When it comes to skills, Project Management seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of $99K per year. Engineering Design is a popular skill in the DRS Technologies, Inc. workforce; just under a third of those surveyed report putting it to use in their jobs. Microsoft Office, C++ Programming Language, and Microsoft Excel round out the set of key employee skills.
Benefits and Perks
A large number of workers take advantage of the 401(k) plan that DRS Technologies, Inc. sponsors. For most survey participants, benefits include health insurance, and most respondents get dental coverage, too. Some other perks are life insurance, tuition reimbursement, flexible hours, a company cell phone, and a casual working environment.