Bringing in the most money are Technical Specialists — their earnings average approximately $136K per year. Flight Test Engineers are a close second at $120K along with Aerospace Engineers ($93K) and Service Coordinators (around $76K). Earning only $52K on average, Senior Underwriters make less than most people in the company.
Years of Experience
Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make about $57K annually on average. Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average salaries of approximately $74K per year. The largest fraction of Gulfstream people (34 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and earn $102K annually on average.
Gulfstream workers in Georgia earn the most — $78K per year on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Monetary compensation comes to about $93K annually for FAA Pilot Licensees, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. Becoming a Certified Six Sigma Green Belt can certainly pay off here; those folks make $75K on average. The highest-paying degree here is a Bachelor's Degree; Gulfstream awards around $83K to these degree-holders.
The highest-paying skill to have may be Test Engineering; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of about $110K per year. A relatively widespread skill at Gulfstream is Engineering Design; just under a fifth of employees use it for work. Employees also tend to round out their skills sets with Microsoft Office, Project Management, and Manufacturing Process Engineering.
Employees who completed the survey skew strongly male, with a male-to-female ratio of more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
Two in five employees have paid vacation, and only about 22 percent can take paid time off for illness. Gulfstream sponsors a 401(k) program, and the larger part of employees use this option to save for their retirement. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for almost all survey participants, and a large number of employees report receiving dental coverage as well. Privileges also include life insurance, tuition reimbursement, 401(a), and relocation expenses.