Years of Experience
Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make approximately $68K annually on average. For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to $91K per year. The greater proportion of employees (29 percent) report 10-19 years of experience and bring home median pay of $122K annually.
The highest average salaries go to Business Development Directors, who bring in close to $150K per year, though Engineering Project Managers are not far behind at around $126K along with Product Line Managers (about $126K) and Aviation Program Managers ($100K). Field Engineers make an average about $91K, close to the bottom of the company pay scale.
Residents of Irvine, Calif. pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is approximately $125K annually; other top-paying cities include Lake Forest, Calif. ($100K) and the company's headquarter city of Bothell, Wash. ($68K). Across its U.S. offices, the state of California pays Panasonic Avionics Corporation the most — around $113K per year on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Project Management Professionals, who make about $113K annually. Becoming a Certified Six Sigma Green Belt can certainly pay off here; those folks make approximately $92K on average. Employees who have a Master of Business Administration (MBA), Business Administration make the most here, hauling in $117K per year.
The highest-paying skill to have may be Product Development; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of around $125K annually. Project Management is regularly seen around here; just under one in three of those surveyed report it as a core competency. Some other standard skills here are Test Engineering, Microsoft Office, and Microsoft Excel.
Benefits and Perks
A strong majority of employees save for retirement through Panasonic Avionics Corporation's 401(k) plan. The vast majority of survey participants can count on health insurance, and the vast majority of workers have dental coverage as a benefit. Panasonic Avionics Corporation folks also make good use of a casual working environment, a subsidized cell phone, life insurance, 401(a), and relocation expenses.