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Average Salary for Sikorsky Employees

Stratford, Conn.-based Sikorsky hires for positions ranging from Aerospace Engineer to Senior Financial Analyst in the aviation. The average employee at Sikorsky takes home $75K annually. Though your role at the company and geography are influential salary factors for those at Sikorsky, how long you've been working turns out to have the greatest impact on paycheck size. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Employer: Sikorsky
Average Salary Range by Job
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National Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
[-]Aerospace Engineer (6)
$52,349 - $116,769  
[-]Aerospace Engineer (6)
Salary$53,269 - $111,061  
Total Pay$52,349 - $116,769  
[+]Senior Financial Analyst (3)
$58,747 - $96,904  
[+]Senior Financial Analyst (3)
Salary$59,959 - $96,081  
Total Pay$58,747 - $96,904  
[+]Avionics Technician (3)
$35,901 - $63,877  
[+]Avionics Technician (3)
Total Pay$35,901 - $63,877  
[+]Aircraft and Powerplant (A&P) Mechanic (3)
$35,661 - $88,490  
[+]Aircraft and Powerplant (A&P) Mechanic (3)
Total Pay$35,661 - $88,490  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 30 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 54

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Years of Experience

Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make $77K per year on average. For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach about $72K annually. The largest fraction of Sikorsky people (33 percent) have been working for 20 years or more and earn around $122K per year on average.


Software Engineers are the best paid with the average salary hovering at approximately $103K annually; Flight Test Engineers, Aerospace Engineers, and Mechanical Engineers also rank near the top of the list, pulling in $84K, $75K, and around $74K, respectively. Sikorsky hands out some of the smallest paychecks to Senior Financial Analysts ($71K on average).


Residents of Fort Worth, Texas pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is about $100K per year; other top-paying cities include West Palm Beach, Fla. ($87K) and the company's headquarter city of Stratford, Conn. (approximately $80K). By state, Sikorsky pays its Pennsylvania employees the most; the pay rate there is $113K annually.

Certifications and Degrees

Project Management Professionals earn $152K per year, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. Bigger paychecks are awarded to Engineer in Trainings with credentials; these people earn $77K annually on average. Those with a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering (EE) at Sikorsky come out on top, and their salaries approach approximately $103K per year.


Employees who count Systems Engineering among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is around $90K annually. A garden variety skill at Sikorsky is Microsoft Excel; just under a third of Sikorsky's people use it regularly. Microsoft Office, Test Engineering, and Data Analysis are also desirable skills.

Benefits and Perks

Paid time off is scarce, with only about one in three workers receiving paid vacation and nearly one in five workers receiving sick leave. To plan for old age, the vast majority of survey participants maintain savings accounts through the company's 401(k) plan. At Sikorsky, a large number of employees have health insurance, and most respondents have dental coverage. Privileges also include tuition reimbursement, life insurance, relocation expenses, and gym membership.

Key Stats for Sikorsky


20 %
80 %
$62,770 - $78,617
$68,452 - $123,506
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 10 votes.
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