Nearing the top of the pay scale are Lead Systems Engineers, Chemical Engineers, Mechanical Engineers, and Electrical Engineers; while the first receives the highest median pay at $120K per year, the other salaries come in at approximately $70K, $68K, and about $68K, respectively. Among the lower-paid positions at Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) are Electronics Engineers — the median salary for this role approaches $57K.
Years of Experience
For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to around $86K annually. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (39 percent) have been working for one to four years and make $68K per year on average.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $84K annually) can be spotted in Lexington Park, Md.; Ridgecrest, Calif. (about $77K), Lakehurst, N.J. (around $66K), and Patuxent River, Md. ($62K) are the next top-paying cities. Havelock, N.C. ranks low on the pay scale — at $56K, it is one of the lowest-paid cities. Across its U.S. offices, the state of District of Columbia pays Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) the most — $80K per year on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Monetary compensation comes to around $76K annually for Engineer in Trainings, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. Earning a Certified Six Sigma Green Belt certification garners significant financial rewards of approximately $61K per year on average. It pays to have a Master of Engineering (MEng / ME) at Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) — these employees make the most at $89K annually.
Employees who count Systems Engineering among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is $88K per year. It's pretty common to find people here who know Microsoft Office; approximately one-third consider it a key competency. Other skills in demand are Engineering Design, Project Management, and Microsoft Excel.
Benefits and Perks
Only one in four employees at Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) enjoy paid vacation time, and just 31 percent can take sick leave. A fair number of survey participants take advantage of the 401(k) plan that Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) sponsors. At Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR), a fair number of respondents have health insurance, and a strong majority of workers have dental coverage. Some other advantages of working at Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) are flexible hours, a casual working environment, tuition reimbursement, and gym membership.