Years of Experience
Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average salaries of $80K per year. Overall, the greater share of Sierra Nevada Corporation folks have one to four years of experience and earn an average about $62K annually.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($122K per year) can be spotted in Boulder, Colo.; Denver, Colo. (approximately $90K), Herndon, Va. (around $79K), and Louisville, Colo. ($66K) are the next top-paying cities. High paychecks are not found in Reno, Nev.; in fact, at $62K it is one of the worst-paid cities. Within the firm, employees working in Colorado take home the most — about $84K annually on average.
Senior Mechanical Engineers are the best paid with the average salary hovering at $110K per year; Program Managers, Aerospace Engineers, and Mechanical Engineers also rank near the top of the list, pulling in approximately $98K, $85K, and around $78K, respectively. On the lower end are Pricing Analysts at $51K on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Sierra Nevada Corporation compensates Master of Business Administration (MBA)-holders the most at around $113K annually.
The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Engineering Design; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of approximately $115K per year. A skill that is commonly seen around here is Microsoft Excel; just over one in five deem it necessary for work. Other top skills include Java, Project Management, and Data Analysis.
Benefits and Perks
The benefits packages at Sierra Nevada Corporation can sometimes lack paid time off; a third of workers get paid vacation days, and 19 percent receive paid sick leave. A large number of respondents plan for retirement by taking advantage of the company-sponsored 401(k) program. Health insurance is part of the package for the vast majority of workers, and for almost all respondents, dental coverage is too. Other privileges include life insurance, a casual working environment, tuition reimbursement, and relocation expenses.