Average Salary for GKN Aerospace Employees

GKN Aerospace employees typically bring home $68K per year. Your job title primarily drives compensation; however, geography and your experience level are also reported as secondary influences on salary at GKN Aerospace. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Employer: GKN Aerospace
Average Salary Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
National Data (?
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[-]Manufacturing Engineer (4)
$46,047 - $78,285  
[-]Manufacturing Engineer (4)
Salary$46,461 - $72,622  
Bonus$511 - $8,964  
Total Pay$46,047 - $78,285  
[+]Senior Process Engineer (3)
$53,141 - $86,020  
[+]Senior Process Engineer (3)
Salary$53,091 - $87,784  
Bonus$1,221 - $9,878  
Total Pay$53,141 - $86,020  
[+]Supplier Quality Engineer (SQE) (3)
$54,823 - $95,127  
[+]Supplier Quality Engineer (SQE) (3)
Salary$54,405 - $93,345  
Total Pay$54,823 - $95,127  
[+]General / Operations Manager (2)
$51,132 - $182,173  
[+]General / Operations Manager (2)
Salary$51,649 - $157,187  
Total Pay$51,132 - $182,173  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 9 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 72
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Operations Managers earn the highest median pay at $135K, followed by Estimating Managers ($89K), Supplier Quality Engineers (about $75K), and Operations Team Leaders (approximately $75K). At around $60K, Manufacturing Engineers are among the lowest paid at GKN Aerospace.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($87K annually) can be spotted in St. Louis; Garden Grove (approximately $75K), Cromwell ($71K), and Tallassee ($65K) are the next top-paying cities. On the lower end is Wellington at around $61K. By state, the highest pay levels are found in Connecticut, where the average GKN Aerospace employee makes $98K per year.

Years of Experience

Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can typically make about $61K. The largest fraction of GKN Aerospace people (28 percent) have been working for five to nine years and earn $70K annually.

Certifications and Degrees

Being an Engineer in Training certainly has its perks — salaries approach around $77K and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. Bigger paychecks are awarded to Senior Human Resources Professionals with credentials; these people typically earn about $71K per year. Regarding salaries and education, GKN Aerospace pays those with an Associate's Degree, Business Management the most — approximately $73K.


The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be Windows Operating System General Use; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of $90K. Manufacturing Process Engineering is a popular skill among GKN Aerospace workers, with nearly one-fifth of those surveyed reporting using it on the job. Many workers usually know Microsoft Office, Project Management, and Microsoft Excel as well.

Benefits and Perks

As part of compensation, GKN Aerospace gives paid vacation to two in five workers and paid sick leave to one in five workers. Almost all employees take advantage of the 401(k) plan that GKN Aerospace sponsors. Nearly all workers have health insurance, and benefits for the vast majority of workers also include dental insurance. Some other advantages of working at GKN Aerospace are life insurance, a casual working environment, tuition reimbursement, and a subsidized cell phone.

Key Stats for GKN Aerospace


30 %
70 %
$49,129 - $74,867
$56,724 - $101,250
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 21 votes.

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