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Average Salary for Embraer Employees

Employees at Embraer make $73K per year on average. The most important factor affecting pay for Embraer employees is your role at the company, though your experience level and geography play a role as well. This synopsis is derived from the responses of individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

How This Employer Pays

Embraer typically pays:
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Employer: Embraer
Average Salary Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
National Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
[-]Product Development Engineer (3)
$43,816 - $67,516  
[-]Product Development Engineer (3)
Salary$44,723 - $66,661  
Profit Disbursement$811 - $2,754  
Total Pay$43,816 - $67,516  
[+]Aircraft Painter (2)
$31,214 - $89,383  
[+]Aircraft Painter (2)
Total Pay$31,214 - $89,383  
[+]Chief Pilot (Aircraft) (2)
$84,356 - $221,526  
[+]Chief Pilot (Aircraft) (2)
Salary$85,845 - $203,020  
Total Pay$84,356 - $221,526  
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XPrecise ranges are calculated based on validated data submitted by employees in this job at this company.
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XWhen PayScale has limited employee-submitted data, we base estimated ranges on a broader set of relevant employee profiles to calculate the most accurate ranges for this job at this company.
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 10 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 28
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Embraer Details

Av. Brigadeiro Faria Lima, 2170, Putim
São José dos Campos,


Aerospace, Arms industry, Aircraft Manufacturing, Aircraft, Arms Manufacturers


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Nearing the top of the pay scale are Chief Pilots and Product Development Engineers; the former receives the highest median pay at $122K while around $55K is the norm for the latter.

Years of Experience

For those with five or more years experience, average earnings amount to about $71K. Between the one and five year mark, pay is typically approximately $60K. Broken down by tenure, the largest number of Embraer employees (33 percent) have 20 years or more of experience and typically earn $99K annually.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($88K per year) can be spotted in Orlando; Melbourne ($78K), Nashville (about $64K), and Jacksonville (around $60K) are the next top-paying cities. U.S. pay levels are highest in the state of Florida; salaries there average to approximately $78K annually.

Certifications and Degrees

Airline Transport Pilots earn $122K, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. Salaries typically rise to $72K per year for accredited Lean Six Sigma Certifications. Embraer workers who hold a Bachelor of Science in Aerospace Engineering are also well compensated, earning approximately $84K on average.


Employees who count Systems Engineering among their skills tend to enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is around $107K. Project Management is regularly seen around here; nearly one in four of those surveyed report it as a core competency. Product Development, CATIA, and Operations Management were also reported by many survey participants.


Embraer's employees are more likely to be male — the male-to-female ratio is more than 3 to 1.

Benefits and Perks

Paid time off is hard to come by at Embraer; the company rewards only one in four workers with paid vacation time and only one in five workers with sick leave. A strong majority of workers save for retirement through Embraer's 401(k) plan. For almost all workers, benefits include health insurance, and a fair portion of workers get dental coverage, too. Some other perks are a subsidized cell phone, life insurance, relocation expenses, and a casual working environment.

Key Stats

11 %
89 %
$54,631 - $95,365
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

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