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Average Salary for Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) Employees

Compensation for Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) employees is around $82K annually on average. Though your role at the company and where you live do impact pay, how long you've been working is the primary influence on employee salary at Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR). The data for this overview comes from answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Employer: Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR)
Average Salary Range by Job
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National Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
[-]Aerospace Engineer (14)
$58,403 - $98,500  
[-]Aerospace Engineer (14)
Salary$58,403 - $98,500  
Bonus$556 - $6,134  
Total Pay$58,403 - $98,500  
[+]Mechanical Engineer (13)
$45,972 - $95,659  
[+]Mechanical Engineer (13)
Salary$45,972 - $95,659  
Bonus$242.11 - $5,216  
Total Pay$45,972 - $95,659  
[+]Electrical Engineer (4)
$53,049 - $115,241  
[+]Electrical Engineer (4)
Salary$49,094 - $105,692  
Bonus$195.39 - $3,321  
Total Pay$53,049 - $115,241  
[+]Physicist (3)
$42,136 - $130,231  
[+]Physicist (3)
Salary$36,061 - $126,074  
Total Pay$42,136 - $130,231  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 29 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 58

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Years of Experience

Between the one and five year mark, median pay is $71K per year. The largest slice of the Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) workforce (29 percent) has been working for five to nine years and earns, on average, $88K annually.


Electronics Engineers are the best paid with the average salary hovering at around $100K per year; Physicists, Aerospace Engineers, and Electrical Engineers also rank near the top of the list, pulling in $82K, about $78K, and approximately $74K, respectively. With salaries averaging $69K, Mechanical Engineers are among the lowest paid at Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR).


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $96K annually) can be spotted in Washington, DC; Orlando, Fla. (around $96K), Lexington Park, Md. ($86K), and San Diego, Calif. ($83K) are the next top-paying cities. At approximately $77K, Ridgecrest, Calif. is home to some of the lowest pay in the country. By state, Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) pays its District of Columbia employees the most; the pay rate there is $96K per year.

Certifications and Degrees

Salaries approach around $95K annually for Certified Six Sigma Green Belts; non-accredited workers make much less. Earning a CompTIA Security+ Expert certification garners significant financial rewards of $76K per year on average. At Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR), employees who hold a Master of Business Administration (MBA) receive the highest salaries at $113K.


In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Microsoft Word; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of approximately $89K annually. A relatively widespread skill at Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) is Systems Engineering; just under one in three of employees use it for work. Employees also tend to round out their skills sets with Engineering Design, Microsoft Office, and Project Management.


At Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR), 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

Unfortunately, a minority of employees — about 45 percent — are presented with both paid vacation and sick leave. A solid majority of workers plan for retirement by taking advantage of the company-sponsored 401(k) program. Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) provides health insurance to the vast majority of respondents, and a solid majority of employees do receive dental coverage. A few more workplace perks are flexible hours, a casual working environment, tuition reimbursement, and life insurance.

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Key Stats for Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR)


12 %
88 %
$58,731 - $83,424
$55,324 - $104,575
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
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