Average Salary for DRS Technologies, Inc. Employees

DRS Technologies, Inc. pays its employees $71K per year on average. The most important factor affecting pay for DRS Technologies, Inc. employees is your job title, though your experience level and your city play a role as well. The data for this overview comes from answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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DRS Technologies, Inc. Median Salary by Job


Electrical Engineer
5 profiles

Mechanical Engineer
4 profiles

New Product Introduction (NPI) Manager
2 profiles

Principal Mechanical Engineer
2 profiles

Sr. Network Engineer
2 profiles

Network Administrator
2 profiles

Senior Buyer
2 profiles

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  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 89
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About This Company

Parsippany-Troy Hills 


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

Source: Freebase


The highest paychecks go to Aviation Program Managers, who earn an average around $115K annually, closely trailed by Principal Mechanical Engineers ($107K), Senior Mechanical Engineers ($78K), and Contract Administrators ($78K). Near the bottom at DRS Technologies, Inc. are Facility Security Officers, pulling in an average of just about $56K.

Years of Experience

Between the one and five year mark, median pay is approximately $67K per year. The largest fraction of DRS Technologies, Inc. people (35 percent) have been working for five to nine years and earn around $67K annually on average.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($83K per year) can be spotted in Herndon, Va.; Tampa, Fla. (about $81K), St. Louis, Mo. ($78K), and Fort Walton Beach, Fla. ($78K) are the next top-paying cities. Approaching the lower end of the pay scale (at approximately $50K) is Johnstown, Pa. By state, DRS Technologies, Inc. employees make the most in Florida, earning $86K annually on average.

Certifications and Degrees

Project Management Professionals receive bigger paychecks ($123K per year) than those without credentials. Acquiring certification to be a Microsoft Certified Professional is rewarded with median pay of about $97K annually. Regarding salaries and education, DRS Technologies, Inc. pays those with a Master of Engineering (MEng / ME) the most — around $96K.


The highest-paying skill to have may be Project Management; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of $98K per year. Engineering Design is regularly seen around here; approximately one-fourth of those surveyed report it as a core competency. Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft Word were also reported by many survey participants.

Benefits and Perks

A large number of employees report contributing to a 401(k). Health insurance comes as part of the deal for a large number of survey participants, and most workers report receiving dental coverage as well. DRS Technologies, Inc. employees also enjoy perks such as a subsidized cell phone, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, flexible hours, and a casual working environment.

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Key Stats for DRS Technologies, Inc.


26 %
74 %
$43,546 - $79,864
$44,044 - $96,303

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 22 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
$38,462 - $97,928
$68,784 - $136,702
Bachelor of Science, Mechanical Engineering (BSME)
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