Average Salary for DRS Technologies, Inc. Employees

The median income for DRS Technologies, Inc. employees is $72K per year. Your role at the company primarily drives compensation; however, your experience level and where you live are also reported as secondary influences on salary at DRS Technologies, Inc. The data for this report comes from responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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Parsippany-Troy Hills 


Search, Detection, Navigation, Guidance, Aeronautical, and Nautical System and Instrument Manufacturing, Arms industry

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Principal Software Engineers represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at about $132K annually — though Aviation Program Managers, Senior Network Engineers, and Contract Administrators also do fairly well at $115K, $93K, and $78K, respectively. Network Administrators at DRS Technologies, Inc. do not see much in the way of financial compensation and represent one of the lower-paid positions (around $60K on average) at the company.

Years of Experience

Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make approximately $70K per year on average. The greater proportion of employees (34 percent) report five to nine years of experience and bring home median pay of around $69K annually.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $94K per year) can be spotted in Tampa, Fla.; Herndon, Va. ($83K), Fort Walton Beach, Fla. (about $83K), and St. Louis, Mo. ($78K) are the next top-paying cities. Approaching the lower end of the pay scale (at $50K) is Johnstown, Pa. U.S. pay levels are highest in the state of Florida; salaries there average to about $95K annually.

Certifications and Degrees

Salaries approach $115K per year for Project Management Professionals; non-accredited workers make much less. Bigger paychecks are awarded to Certified Federal Contracts Managers with credentials; these people earn approximately $95K annually on average. Employees who have a Master of Science (MS) make the most here, hauling in $83K per year.


When it comes to skills, Project Management seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of around $98K annually. A relatively widespread skill at DRS Technologies, Inc. is Engineering Design; around one in four of employees use it for work. Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel, and C++ Programming Language are also desirable skills.

Benefits and Perks

Most employees save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for most survey participants, and a large number of survey participants report receiving dental coverage as well. The company also dishes out perks such as life insurance, tuition reimbursement, flexible hours, a subsidized cell phone, and a casual working environment.

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Key Stats for DRS Technologies, Inc.


26 %
74 %
$43,349 - $82,386
$48,936 - $97,082

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 19 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
$38,919 - $97,833
$70,000 - $138,899
Bachelor of Science, Mechanical Engineering (BSME)
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