Average Salary for Sikorsky Employees

Stratford, Conn.-based Sikorsky hires for positions ranging from Mechanical Engineer to Aerospace Engineer in the aviation. The median salary at Sikorsky is $73K annually. Geography plays the largest role in compensation at Sikorsky, but how long you've been working and your role at the company affect income (to a lesser degree) as well. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($108K per year) can be spotted in Shelton, Conn.; West Palm Beach, Fla. (approximately $98K), New Haven, Conn. (about $80K), and the company's headquarter city of Stratford, Conn. ($75K) are the next top-paying cities. Those interested in increasing earning potential should avoid the city of Coatesville, Pa. — at around $61K, salaries are some of the lowest in the country. By state, Sikorsky employees make the most in Texas, earning $112K annually on average.

Years of Experience

For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to $78K per year. The largest slice of the Sikorsky workforce (37 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns, on average, about $70K annually.


Bringing in the most money are Senior Instrumentation Engineers — their earnings average $96K per year. Aviation Program Managers are a close second at approximately $92K along with Aerospace Engineers (around $89K) and Electrical Engineers ($76K). Mechanical Engineers make an average $71K, close to the bottom of the company pay scale.

Certifications and Degrees

Monetary compensation comes to approximately $88K annually for FAA Pilot Licensees, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. On average, salaries rise to about $76K per year for accredited Engineer in Trainings. Regarding salaries and education, Sikorsky pays those with a Master of Engineering (MEng / ME) the most — $111K.


When it comes to skills, Systems Engineering seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of around $91K annually. A common skill in Sikorsky's work force is Microsoft Excel; nearly one in four of survey participants report using it on the job. Many workers are also familiar with Engineering Design, Microsoft Office, and Matlab.

Benefits and Perks

Merely a sixth of survey respondents at Sikorsky earn paid vacation and paid sick time. For employees looking to save up for their golden years, Sikorsky provides an optional 401(k) plan, and a large number of respondents participate. Health insurance is part of the package for most workers, and for a fair number of respondents, dental coverage is too. The list of perks also includes tuition reimbursement, gym membership, life insurance, and a casual working environment.

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Key Stats for Sikorsky


21 %
79 %
$54,362 - $81,389
$61,626 - $102,393

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
$55,149 - $76,468
Bachelor of Science, Mechanical Engineering (BSME)
$65,000 - $82,000
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