Chief Pilots represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at $122K per year — though Product Development Engineers also do fairly well at $55K annually.
Years of Experience
Average pay is around $65K per year for those with five to nine years of experience. Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make about $60K annually on average. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Embraer employees (27 percent) have 20 years or more of experience and earn approximately $112K per year on average.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($88K annually) can be spotted in Orlando, Fla.; Melbourne, Fla. (about $75K), Fort Lauderdale, Fla. ($74K), and Jacksonville, Fla. ($60K) are the next top-paying cities.
Certifications and Degrees
Airline Transport Pilots earn approximately $122K per year, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. Acquiring certification to be a Lean Six Sigma Certification is rewarded with median pay of around $72K annually. Embraer compensates Bachelor of Science in Aerospace Engineering-holders the most at $84K per year.
The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Operations Management; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of $125K annually. One of the more prevalent skills at Embraer is Product Development, with just over one in five considering it a key competency. Many workers are also familiar with CATIA, Project Management, and Microsoft Office.
With a more than 3 to 1 male-to-female ratio, men represent the better half of Embraer's employees who responded to the survey.
Benefits and Perks
The company is somewhat lacking in the benefits department, and only one in eight respondents report compensation for sick days and vacation time. For employees looking to save up for their golden years, Embraer provides an optional 401(k) plan, and a large number of respondents participate. The vast majority of respondents report having health insurance, and a solid majority of workers report having dental coverage. Embraer folks also make good use of a casual working environment, a company cell phone, life insurance, and relocation expenses.