Chief Pilots earn the highest median pay at $122K, followed by Product Development Engineers ($55K).
Years of Experience
For those with one to four years of experience, paychecks typically reach approximately $60K. Survey participants who have worked at Embraer for between five and ten years earn $70K on average. The largest fraction of Embraer people (29 percent) have been working for 20 years or more and earn around $96K annually.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $88K per year) can be spotted in Orlando; Melbourne (approximately $77K), Fort Lauderdale ($68K), and Nashville ($64K) are the next top-paying cities. Jacksonville is near the bottom for pay at about $60K. By state, the highest compensation levels appear in Florida, where the average salary is around $75K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
Airline Transport Pilots are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to $122K. Salaries typically rise to around $72K per year for accredited Lean Six Sigma Certifications. Those with a Bachelor of Science in Aerospace Engineering at Embraer come out on top, and their salaries approach $84K annually.
The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Operations Management; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of $79K. Folks here also tend to know Product Development; on the survey, a little less than a fifth of workers named it in their skills portfolios. Project Management, CATIA, and Microsoft Excel round out the set of key employee skills.
The number of male employees outweighs the number of women; Embraer has a male-to-female ratio of more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
The company does pay out vacation and sick days, but these benefits are received by only one in four workers. A strong majority of workers plan for retirement by taking advantage of the company-sponsored 401(k) program. The vast majority of workers receive health insurance, and a fair portion of workers get dental coverage. A few more workplace perks are a subsidized cell phone, life insurance, relocation expenses, and a casual working environment.