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Orbital Sciences Corporation is a aerospace firm headquartered in Dulles, Virginia that hires for Senior Mechanical Engineer positions, Mechanical Engineer roles, and more. Typical salaries for Orbital Sciences Corporation workers verge on the six figures ($91K). At Orbital Sciences Corporation, the biggest piece of the paycheck puzzle is geography — it impacts salary more than anything else — though how long you've been working and your job title each factor into the equation as well. This synopsis is derived from the responses of individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.
Job (Number Reporting)
|$69,094 - $113,421|
|Salary||$70,932 - $112,180|
|Bonus||$246.55 - $3,198|
|Total Pay||$69,094 - $113,421|
|$53,778 - $109,615|
|Salary||$56,969 - $109,971|
|Bonus||$269.40 - $3,581|
|Total Pay||$53,778 - $109,615|
|$65,211 - $127,157|
|Salary||$65,200 - $126,366|
|Bonus||$306.28 - $5,390|
|Total Pay||$65,211 - $127,157|
|$57,971 - $141,053|
|Salary||$60,532 - $138,412|
|Bonus||$218.43 - $4,531|
|Total Pay||$57,971 - $141,053|
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 7 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 80
Median pay is highest in Greenbelt ($146K annually), followed by Washington, DC (around $99K), Sterling (approximately $94K), and Phoenix ($93K). Expected earnings are below average (about $76K) in Dulles, one of the lowest-paid cities. Orbital Sciences Corporation workers in Maryland earn the most — $112K per year on average.
Between the one and five year mark, pay is typically about $73K. A typical employee has five to nine years of experience and earns approximately $83K annually.
Nearing the top of the pay scale are Senior Supplier Quality Engineers, Principal Mechanical Engineers, Senior Systems Engineers, and Senior Mechanical Engineers; while the first receives the highest median pay at $112K, the other salaries come in at $104K, $91K, and around $90K, respectively. At $72K, Electrical Engineers are among the lowest paid at Orbital Sciences Corporation.
Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Project Management Professionals, who make around $95K. Salaries typically rise to about $95K per year for accredited Certified Professional Engineer s. Orbital Sciences Corporation provides the highest financial reward to those with a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science (CS) — these employees rake in $145K annually.
In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Project Management; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of $97K. Engineering Design is considered a run-of-the-mill skill; nearly one in four of Orbital Sciences Corporation's people use it regularly. Other skills in demand are Microsoft Office, Matlab, and Systems Engineering.
The vast majority of workers participate in the company's 401(k) retirement savings plan. Almost all workers can count on health insurance, and a strong majority of workers have dental coverage as a benefit. Orbital Sciences Corporation also dishes out privileges such as a stock purchase plan, a casual working environment, tuition reimbursement, life insurance, and flexible hours.
$43,278 - $91,457
$71,270 - $113,091
|Highly satisfied||Rated 4 out of 5
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