Flight Test Engineers represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at approximately $120K — though Aerospace Engineers, Service Coordinators, and Manufacturing Engineers also do fairly well at $93K, around $76K, and about $73K, respectively. Near the bottom at Gulfstream are Avionics Technicians, pulling in just $48K.
Years of Experience
For those with one to four years of experience, paychecks typically reach $59K. The largest slice of the Gulfstream workforce (35 percent) has been working for five to nine years and earns about $71K annually.
Within the company, workers earn the highest salaries (an average of approximately $76K per year) in Georgia.
Certifications and Degrees
FAA Pilot Licensees have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at $93K. Certified Six Sigma Green Belts also rank high on the pay scale, with expected earnings of $74K annually. Gulfstream workers who hold a Master of Business Administration (MBA) are also well compensated, earning around $113K on average.
Employees who count Engineering Design among their skills tend to enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is $90K. A skill that is commonly seen around here is Project Management; about one in six deem it necessary for work. Three more common skills are Microsoft Office, Manufacturing Process Engineering, and Lean Manufacturing.
With a more than 3 to 1 male-to-female ratio, men represent the better half of Gulfstream's employees.
Benefits and Perks
Gulfstream lets only 45 percent take paid vacation and only 30 percent take sick leave. A fair portion of workers set aside retirement funds in an employer-sponsored 401(k). Health insurance is part of the package for nearly all workers, and for a solid majority of workers, dental coverage is too. Employees can also look forward to tuition reimbursement, life insurance, gym membership, and a subsidized cell phone.