Average Salary for Embraer Employees

Embraer employees typically bring home $72K per year. Your role at the company influences pay for Embraer workers the most, followed by your experience level and your city. The data for this report comes from responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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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: 21 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 31
United States (change)

About This Company

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


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


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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.

Key Stats for Embraer


11 %
89 %
$53,594 - $91,378
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

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