Nearing the top of the pay scale are Operations Managers, Supplier Quality Engineers, Operations Team Leaders, and Senior Process Engineers; while the first receives the highest median pay at $129K per year, the other salaries come in at $75K, $67K, and approximately $66K, respectively. Among the lower-paid positions at GKN Aerospace are Payroll Specialists — the median salary for this role approaches about $52K.
Years of Experience
Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make around $64K annually on average. Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make approximately $76K per year on average. The largest fraction of GKN Aerospace people (25 percent) have been working for 20 years or more and earn $86K annually on average.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($91K per year) can be spotted in Amityville, N.Y.; St. Louis, Mo. ($83K), Garden Grove, Calif. (about $82K), and Tallassee, Ala. (around $76K) are the next top-paying cities. At $64K, Orangeburg, S.C. is home to some of the lowest pay in the country. GKN Aerospace workers in California earn the most — $80K annually on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Senior Human Resources Professionals are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to $71K per year. Certified Six Sigma Green Belts also rank high on the pay scale, with expected average earnings of about $67K annually. Employees who have an Executive Masters of Business Administration (Exec MBA), Business Management make the most here, hauling in around $128K 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 approximately $100K annually. A skill that is commonly seen around here is Microsoft Excel; one-fifth deem it necessary for work. Many workers usually know Manufacturing Process Engineering, Lean Manufacturing, and Microsoft Office as well.
Benefits and Perks
Company compensation for vacation days and sick leave is awarded to only a third of survey participants. To plan for old age, the vast majority of workers maintain savings accounts through the company's 401(k) plan. Perks cover health insurance for the vast majority of survey participants and dental coverage for almost all employees. Advantages of working here also include a casual working environment, tuition reimbursement, life insurance, and a company cell phone.