Years of Experience
Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make $72K annually on average. The largest slice of the Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) workforce (27 percent) has been working for five to nine years and earns, on average, about $88K per year.
Bringing in the most money are IT Principal Data Scientists — their earnings average around $114K annually. Physicists are a close second at approximately $82K along with Electronics Engineers ($81K) and Flight Test Engineers ($81K). Financial compensation for Mechanical Engineers is rather low — on average only about $67K — relative to the rest of the company.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $96K per year) can be spotted in Orlando, Fla.; Washington, DC (approximately $88K), Lexington Park, Md. ($86K), and San Diego, Calif. ($85K) are the next top-paying cities. Those interested in increasing earning potential should avoid the city of Jacksonville, Fla. — at $62K, salaries are some of the lowest in the country. Pay rates in the United States are highest in the state of District of Columbia, where they average to around $88K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
Salaries approach $95K per year for Certified Six Sigma Green Belts; non-accredited workers make much less. Becoming a CompTIA Security+ Expert can certainly pay off here; those folks make approximately $76K on average. It pays to have a Master of Business Administration (MBA) at Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) — these employees make the most at $113K annually.
When it comes to skills, Technical Analysis seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of about $87K per year. One of the more prevalent skills at Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) is Engineering Design, with close to a third considering it a key competency. Other skills in demand are Systems Engineering, Microsoft Office, and Microsoft Excel.
With a more than 3 to 1 male-to-female ratio, men represent the better half of Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR)'s employees who responded to the survey.
Benefits and Perks
The company is somewhat lacking in the benefits department, and only 43 percent report compensation for sick days and vacation time. A solid majority of survey participants participate in a 401(k) program. Nearly all employees report having health insurance, and the larger part of survey participants report having dental coverage. Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) employees also enjoy perks such as flexible hours, tuition reimbursement, a casual working environment, and life insurance.