Average Salary for Sierra Nevada Corporation Employees

Sierra Nevada Corporation pays its employees $77K annually on average. How long you've been working influences pay for Sierra Nevada Corporation workers the most, followed by what you do at the company and where you live. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

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Sierra Nevada Corporation Median Salary by Job


Mechanical Engineer
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Program Manager, Aviation / Aerospace
3 profiles

Business Process Analyst
2 profiles

  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Jun 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 21
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Years of Experience

Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make around $62K per year on average. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Sierra Nevada Corporation employees (52 percent) have five to nine years of experience and earn about $77K annually on average.


Earning $102K per year on average, Aviation Program Managers receive the most money, followed by Mechanical Engineers ($65K annually).


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($94K per year) can be spotted in Denver, Colo.; Hagerstown, Md. (approximately $87K), Centennial, Colo. ($86K), and Reno, Nev. ($85K) are the next top-paying cities. Approaching the lower end of the pay scale (at about $61K) is Sparks, Nev. The highest pay by state can be found in Colorado, where salaries average out at around $94K annually.

Certifications and Degrees

Project Management Professionals are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to $80K per year. At Sierra Nevada Corporation, employees who hold a Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc) receive the highest salaries at approximately $85K.


The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Contract Negotiation; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of around $106K annually. Engineering Design also popped up often in the survey as an important skill; roughly one in four of employees surveyed report using it at work. Project Management, Computer Aided Design, and Microsoft Office round out the set of key employee skills.

Benefits and Perks

As part of compensation, Sierra Nevada Corporation gives paid vacation to half of workers and paid sick leave to an eighth of workers. The vast majority of workers save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. Health insurance is part of the package for the vast majority of employees, and for nearly all respondents, dental coverage is too. Some other advantages of working at Sierra Nevada Corporation are tuition reimbursement, life insurance, a casual working environment, and relocation expenses.

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Key Stats for Sierra Nevada Corporation


23 %
77 %
$61,000 - $106,479
$46,500 - $91,563

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
Bachelor of Science, Mechanical Engineering (BSME)
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