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Average Salary for Sierra Nevada Corporation Employees

The average employee at Sierra Nevada Corporation takes home $68K annually. Though where you live and your job title do impact pay, how long you've been working is the primary influence on employee salary at Sierra Nevada Corporation. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Sierra Nevada Corporation typically pays:
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Years of Experience

For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to $80K per year. For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach approximately $62K annually. Overall, the greater share of Sierra Nevada Corporation folks have 10-19 years of experience and earn an average about $115K per year.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($122K annually) can be spotted in Boulder, Colo.; Denver, Colo. (around $90K), Herndon, Va. ($79K), and Louisville, Colo. (around $66K) are the next top-paying cities. Reno, Nev. is one of the lowest-paid cities, with earnings averaging about $64K. Across Sierra Nevada Corporation's U.S. offices, employees in the state of Colorado earn the most, taking home $84K per year.


Senior Mechanical Engineers earn the highest median pay at approximately $110K annually, followed by Program Managers ($98K), Aerospace Engineers ($85K), and Mechanical Engineers ($78K). Project Analysts make an average $55K, close to the bottom of the company pay scale.

Certifications and Degrees

The best paid folks at Sierra Nevada Corporation have a Master of Business Administration (MBA), earning around $113K per year.


When it comes to skills, employees who report Engineering Design among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of $115K annually. Microsoft Excel is a popular skill in the Sierra Nevada Corporation workforce; approximately one-fifth of those surveyed report putting it to use in their jobs. Other top skills include Java, Project Management, and Data Analysis.

Benefits and Perks

As part of compensation, Sierra Nevada Corporation gives paid vacation to 31 percent and paid sick leave to one-seventh of workers. Most employees allocate some part of their earnings to the company-sponsored 401(k) savings plan. Health insurance is part of the package for the vast majority of employees, and for almost all respondents, dental coverage is too. Some other advantages of working at Sierra Nevada Corporation are life insurance, a casual working environment, tuition reimbursement, and free drinks.

Key Stats for Sierra Nevada Corporation


17 %
83 %
$47,170 - $66,129
$49,865 - $114,665
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
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