Chief Pilots represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at around $122K per year — though Product Development Engineers also do fairly well at approximately $55K annually.
Years of Experience
Average pay is $65K per year for those with five to nine years of experience. Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make $60K annually on average. The greater proportion of employees (28 percent) report 20 years or more of experience and bring home median pay of about $112K per year.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($88K annually) can be spotted in Orlando, Fla.; Melbourne, Fla. ($77K), Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (approximately $74K), and Jacksonville, Fla. ($70K) are the next top-paying cities.
Certifications and Degrees
Airline Transport Pilots have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at $122K per year. Earning a Lean Six Sigma Certification certification garners significant financial rewards of about $72K annually on average. Employees who have a Bachelor's Degree make the most here, hauling in around $83K per year.
Employees who count Operations Management among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is $125K annually. Product Development is regularly seen around here; just under one in five of those surveyed report it as a core competency. Project Management, SAP Materials Management, and Inventory Control are also desirable skills.
Employees who completed the survey skew strongly male, with a male-to-female ratio of more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
Merely an eighth of survey participants at Embraer earn paid vacation and paid sick time. A large number of workers plan for retirement by taking advantage of the company-sponsored 401(k) program. Nearly all workers receive health insurance, and a solid majority of survey participants get dental coverage. Employees can also look forward to a casual working environment, a company cell phone, and life insurance.