Flight Test Engineers are the best paid with the average salary hovering at $120K annually; Design Engineers, Manufacturing Engineers, and Aerospace Stress Engineers also rank near the top of the list, pulling in $77K, around $75K, and approximately $63K, respectively. Avionics Technicians make an average about $55K, close to the bottom of the company pay scale.
Years of Experience
Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make $61K per year on average. Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of approximately $75K annually. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (34 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and make $105K per year on average.
Within the company, workers earn the highest salaries (an average of around $93K annually) in California.
Certifications and Degrees
Monetary compensation comes to $75K per year for Certified Six Sigma Green Belts, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. Member of the Militarys also rank high on the pay scale, with expected average earnings of $55K annually. The best paid folks at Gulfstream have a Master of Engineering (MEng / ME), earning about $75K per year.
In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Project Management; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of around $76K annually. Engineering Design also popped up often in the survey as an important skill; approximately one in five of employees surveyed report using it at work. Microsoft Word, Manufacturing Process Engineering, and CATIA are also desirable skills.
At Gulfstream, there are significantly more males who responded to the survey than females — the male-to-female ratio is more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
Benefits packages do tend to lack paid time off; Gulfstream gives paid vacation days to 36 percent and sick leave to one in five workers. Most respondents allocate some part of their earnings to the company-sponsored 401(k) savings plan. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for almost all employees, and almost all workers report receiving dental coverage as well. Some other advantages of working at Gulfstream are tuition reimbursement, gym membership, flexible hours, and stock options.