Nearing the top of the pay scale are Operations Managers, Estimating Managers, Supplier Quality Engineers, and Operations Team Leaders; while the first receives the highest median pay at about $120K annually, the other salaries come in at around $89K, $75K, and $67K, respectively. Payroll Specialists make an average $51K, close to the bottom of the company pay scale.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $116K per year) can be spotted in Amityville, N.Y.; Garden Grove, Calif. ($82K), St. Louis, Mo. (around $81K), and Cromwell, Conn. ($71K) are the next top-paying cities. Expected earnings are below average ($50K) in Wellington, Kan., one of the lowest-paid cities. By state, GKN Aerospace pays its New York employees the most; the pay rate there is approximately $91K annually.
Years of Experience
Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average salaries of about $75K per year. Between the one and five year mark, median pay is $65K annually. Overall, the greater share of GKN Aerospace folks have 20 years or more of experience and earn an average approximately $86K per year.
Certifications and Degrees
Senior Human Resources Professionals are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to $71K annually. Becoming a Certified Six Sigma Green Belt can certainly pay off here; those folks make about $65K on average. Employees who have an Associate's Degree, Business Management make the most here, hauling in around $73K per year.
When it comes to skills, Microsoft Word seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of $100K annually. Microsoft Excel is a popular skill among GKN Aerospace workers, with slightly more than a fifth of those surveyed reporting using it on the job. Manufacturing Process Engineering, Microsoft Office, and Lean Manufacturing were also reported by many survey participants.
Benefits and Perks
When it comes to employee benefits, GKN Aerospace has room for improvement — only 35 percent are paid for vacation and sick time. Nearly all workers report contributing to a 401(k). At GKN Aerospace, the vast majority of respondents have health insurance, and nearly all employees have dental coverage. Additional benefits of working here are life insurance, a casual working environment, tuition reimbursement, and a subsidized cell phone.