Residents of Irvine, Calif. pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is $127K annually; other top-paying cities include Lake Forest, Calif. ($96K) and the company's headquarter city of Bothell, Wash. (around $68K). By state, California offers the highest pay at about $112K per year.
Years of Experience
For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach $70K annually. For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to approximately $91K per year. The largest fraction of Panasonic Avionics Corporation people (30 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and earn about $121K annually on average.
Product Line Managers represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at approximately $126K per year — though Engineering Project Managers, Aviation Program Managers, and Field Engineers also do fairly well at $121K, $100K, and $91K, respectively. Business Analysts are among the lowest paid at a median salary of around $73K.
Certifications and Degrees
Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Project Management Professionals, who make $116K annually. Becoming a Certified Six Sigma Green Belt can certainly pay off here; those folks make about $92K on average. Panasonic Avionics Corporation workers who hold a Master of Business Administration (MBA), Business Administration are also well compensated, earning $117K on average.
In this position, it pays to have Product Development in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of around $125K per year. A skill that is commonly seen around here is Project Management; more than a third deem it necessary for work. Other skills in demand are Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office, and Test Engineering.
Benefits and Perks
To plan for old age, a strong majority of survey participants maintain savings accounts through the company's 401(k) plan. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for the vast majority of survey participants, and the vast majority of respondents report receiving dental coverage as well. The list of perks also includes a casual working environment, 401(a), a subsidized cell phone, relocation expenses, and company car / automobile.