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Average Salary for GKN Aerospace Employees

Compensation for GKN Aerospace employees tends to be around $68K per year. GKN Aerospace paychecks are largely negotiated based on your role at the company, though geography and your experience level are also considered. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

How This Employer Pays

GKN Aerospace typically pays:
below market

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Employer: GKN Aerospace
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.
[-]Manufacturing Engineer (4)
$45,881 - $78,089  
[-]Manufacturing Engineer (4)
Salary$46,450 - $72,272  
Bonus$525 - $8,467  
Total Pay$45,881 - $78,089  
[+]Supplier Quality Engineer (SQE) (3)
$54,037 - $94,385  
[+]Supplier Quality Engineer (SQE) (3)
Salary$57,160 - $92,484  
Total Pay$54,037 - $94,385  
[+]Senior Process Engineer (3)
$52,633 - $85,202  
[+]Senior Process Engineer (3)
Salary$52,721 - $84,126  
Bonus$1,168 - $10,989  
Total Pay$52,633 - $85,202  
[+]Estimating Manager (2)
$58,756 - $122,884  
[+]Estimating Manager (2)
Salary$60,973 - $120,564  
Total Pay$58,756 - $122,884  
 Precise Range (?
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: 9 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 68
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Earning $135K on average, Operations Managers receive the most money, followed by Estimating Managers (about $89K), Supplier Quality Engineers ($75K), and Operations Team Leaders ($75K). Manufacturing Engineers at GKN Aerospace do not see much in the way of financial compensation and represent one of the lower-paid positions (approximately $60K) at the company.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $87K annually) can be spotted in St. Louis; Garden Grove ($75K), Cromwell (around $71K), and Tallassee ($65K) are the next top-paying cities. Wellington ranks low on the pay scale — at approximately $61K, it is one of the lowest-paid cities. By state, GKN Aerospace employees make the most in Connecticut, earning $98K per year on average.

Years of Experience

Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make about $61K. On the whole, the greater proportion of employees (28 percent) have a tenure of five to nine years and bring home around $70K annually.

Certifications and Degrees

Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Engineer in Trainings, who make about $77K. Bigger paychecks are awarded to Senior Human Resources Professionals with credentials; these people typically earn $71K per year. At GKN Aerospace, employees who hold an Associate's Degree, Business Management receive the highest salaries at $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 also popped up often in the survey as an important skill; close to a fifth of employees surveyed report using it at work. Other skills in demand are Microsoft Office, Project Management, and Microsoft Excel.

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. Nearly all workers save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. The vast majority of workers receive health insurance, and almost all workers get dental coverage. The company also dishes out perks such as life insurance, a casual working environment, tuition reimbursement, and a subsidized cell phone.

Key Stats

30 %
70 %
$49,129 - $74,867
$56,724 - $101,250
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 21 votes.

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