Years of Experience
Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make $77K annually on average. Survey participants who have worked at Naval Surface Warfare Center for between five and 10 years earn $94K per year on average. The largest slice of the Naval Surface Warfare Center workforce (38 percent) has been working for 20 years or more and earns, on average, around $115K annually.
The highest paychecks go to Chemical Engineers, who earn approximately $112K per year on average, closely trailed by Electrical Engineers (about $87K) and Mechanical Engineers ($63K).
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $109K annually) can be spotted in Bethesda, Md.; Washington, DC (about $93K), Philadelphia, Pa. ($89K), and Panama City, Fla. ($76K) are the next top-paying cities. Crane, Ind. is near the bottom for pay at approximately $69K. By state, the highest compensation levels appear in Maryland, where the average salary is $118K per year.
Certifications and Degrees
Certified Professional Engineers have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at $110K annually. Earning an Engineer in Training certification garners significant financial rewards of about $88K per year on average. Regarding salaries and education, Naval Surface Warfare Center pays those with a Bachelor of Engineering in Electrical Engineering (EE) the most — approximately $98K.
When it comes to skills, Engineering Design seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of $110K annually. A relatively widespread skill at Naval Surface Warfare Center is Project Management; just under a third of employees use it for work. Microsoft Excel, Matlab, and Labview are also desirable skills.
Benefits and Perks
Just 29 percent receive paid time off. Workers wishing to put aside retirement money are in luck; Naval Surface Warfare Center sponsors various plans such as a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. Most employees have health insurance, and benefits for the larger part of workers also include dental insurance. Other privileges include flexible hours, a casual working environment, and tuition reimbursement.