Information Technology Project Managers earn the highest median pay at around $140K annually, followed by Engineering Project Managers ($116K), Aviation Program Managers ($95K), and Field Engineers (approximately $92K). With salaries averaging about $65K, Business Analysts are among the lowest paid at Panasonic Avionics Corporation.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($113K per year) can be spotted in Littleton, Colo.; Irvine, Calif. (about $110K), Los Angeles, Calif. ($100K), and Lake Forest, Calif. ($93K) are the next top-paying cities. Seattle, Wash. is near the bottom for pay at approximately $60K. Across its U.S. offices, the state of Texas pays Panasonic Avionics Corporation the most — $115K annually on average.
Years of Experience
For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to around $116K per year. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (35 percent) have been working for one to four years and make about $70K annually on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Project Management Professionals receive bigger paychecks ($116K per year) than those without credentials. On average, salaries rise to $114K annually for accredited ASQ Certified Quality Engineers. Regarding salaries and education, Panasonic Avionics Corporation pays those with a Bachelor of Engineering in Bachelor of Engineering (BEng / BE) the most — approximately $130K.
The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be Customer Relationship Management; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of $102K per year. Project Management also popped up often in the survey as an important skill; more than a third of employees surveyed report using it at work. Other top skills include Microsoft Excel, Linux, and Microsoft Office.
Benefits and Perks
A large number of workers report contributing to a 401(k). Health insurance is part of the package for nearly all respondents, and for most respondents, dental coverage is too. Perks also include a casual working environment, a subsidized cell phone, tuition reimbursement, flexible hours, and free drinks.