Years of Experience
For those with one to four years of experience, paychecks typically reach $66K. Overall, the greater share of Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) folks have five to nine years of experience and earn approximately $84K annually.
Senior Systems Engineers earn the highest median pay at $113K, followed by Electronics Engineers ($100K), Physicists (around $83K), and Aerospace Engineers (about $80K). Financial compensation for Mechanical Engineers is rather low — only $69K — relative to the rest of the company.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($98K per year) can be spotted in Washington, DC; San Diego (about $88K), Lexington Park (around $86K), and Ridgecrest (approximately $79K) are the next top-paying cities. Jacksonville is one of the lowest-paid cities, with earnings averaging $62K. Across its U.S. offices, the state of District of Columbia pays Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) the most — $98K annually on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Salaries approach approximately $77K for FAA Pilot Licensees; non-accredited workers make much less. Acquiring certification to be a CompTIA Security+ Expert is rewarded at $76K per year. Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) compensates Master of Business Administration (MBA), Project Management-holders the most at about $113K annually.
When it comes to skills, employees who report Technical Analysis among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of $90K. A relatively widespread skill at Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) is Engineering Design; one in three of employees use it for work. Systems Engineering, Microsoft Office, and SolidWorks were also reported by many survey participants.
Employees skew strongly male, with a male-to-female ratio of more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
A little over a half of workers for the company enjoy paid vacation days and paid sick time. A fair portion of workers save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for almost all workers, and most workers report receiving dental coverage as well. Privileges also include flexible hours, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and a casual working environment.