Years of Experience
For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to $89K per year. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) employees (26 percent) have one to four years of experience and earn approximately $69K annually on average.
IT Principal Data Scientists earn the highest median pay at about $114K per year, followed by Physicists ($82K), Electronics Engineers (around $81K), and Flight Test Engineers ($81K). Electrical Engineers are among the lowest paid at a median salary of approximately $65K.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $96K annually) can be spotted in Orlando, Fla.; Lexington Park, Md. ($91K), Washington, DC ($81K), and Ridgecrest, Calif. ($77K) are the next top-paying cities. High paychecks are not found in Jacksonville, Fla.; in fact, at around $57K it is one of the worst-paid cities. Across Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR)'s U.S. offices, employees in the state of District of Columbia earn the most, taking home $81K per year.
Certifications and Degrees
Being a Certified Six Sigma Green Belt certainly has its perks — salaries approach approximately $95K annually and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. Becoming a CompTIA Security+ Expert can certainly pay off here; those folks make around $76K on average. Regarding salaries and education, Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) pays those with a Master of Business Administration (MBA) the most — $113K.
The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Systems Engineering; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of $88K per year. Engineering Design is a popular skill in the Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) workforce; over a third of those surveyed report putting it to use in their jobs. Other top skills include Microsoft Office, Project Management, and Microsoft Excel.
Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR)'s employees who answered the questionnaire are more likely to be male — the male-to-female ratio is more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
Two-fifths of employees — the minority — enjoy both paid vacation and paid sick time. A strong majority of workers save for retirement through Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR)'s 401(k) plan. Health insurance is part of the package for almost all workers, and for a strong majority of survey participants, dental coverage is too. Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) employees also enjoy perks such as flexible hours, a casual working environment, tuition reimbursement, and life insurance.