Average Salary for Naval Surface Warfare Center Employees

The median salary at Naval Surface Warfare Center is $90K per year. Naval Surface Warfare Center paychecks are largely negotiated based on your experience level, though what you do at the company and where you live are also considered. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Naval Surface Warfare Center Median Salary by Job

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Mechanical Engineer
6 profiles
$82,952
$72K$91K

Electrical Engineer
4 profiles
$78,647
$52K$126K

Electronics Engineer
4 profiles
$96,486
$73K$119K

Systems Analyst
2 profiles
$67,170
$47K$91K

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  • Updated: 16 Jun 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 31
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Years of Experience

Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make around $60K annually on average. For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to $85K per year. The greater proportion of employees (32 percent) report 20 years or more of experience and bring home median pay of approximately $109K annually.

Jobs

The highest paychecks go to Electronics Engineers, who earn an average $105K per year, closely trailed by Electrical Engineers ($85K), Mechanical Engineers (about $85K), and Systems Analysts (approximately $68K).

Locations

When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($105K annually) can be spotted in Crane, Ind.; Philadelphia, Pa. ($102K), Norco, Calif. (about $89K), and Panama City Beach, Fla. (around $87K) are the next top-paying cities. Expected earnings are below average ($71K) in Panama City, Fla., one of the lowest-paid cities. By state, the highest compensation levels appear in Maryland, where the average salary is about $108K per year.

Certifications and Degrees

Being a Certified Professional Engineer certainly has its perks — salaries approach around $97K annually and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. Earning a CompTIA Security+ Expert certification garners significant financial rewards of $89K per year on average. Those with a Master of Science (MS) at Naval Surface Warfare Center come out on top, and their salaries approach $128K annually.

Skills

Employees who count Systems Engineering among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is $137K per year. Folks here also tend to know Engineering Design; on the survey, more than a third of workers named it in their skills portfolios. Some other standard skills here are Project Management, Microsoft Office, and Microsoft Excel.

Gender

Men make up the majority of employees who took the survey in a male-to-female ratio of more than 3 to 1.

Benefits and Perks

When it comes to employee benefits, Naval Surface Warfare Center has room for improvement — only 38 percent are paid for vacation and sick time. Quite a few retirement plans are on offer at Naval Surface Warfare Center, including a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. Nearly all survey participants report having health insurance, and a strong majority of survey participants report having dental coverage. Additional benefits of working here are flexible hours, life insurance, and tuition reimbursement.

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Key Stats for Naval Surface Warfare Center

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %
Salary
$105,288
Salary
$46,575 - $106,352

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
30%
$45,627 - $93,070
Bachelor of Science, Mechanical Engineering (BSME)
$96,500
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