Average Salary for Sikorsky Employees

Stratford, Conn.-based Sikorsky hires for positions ranging from Aerospace Engineer to Senior Financial Analyst in the aviation. Sikorsky employees bring home $74K per year on average. Your experience level plays the largest role in compensation at Sikorsky, but where you live and what you do at the company affect income (to a lesser degree) as well. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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About This Company

Stratford, Connecticut 

1923

Aviation


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Years of Experience

Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average salaries of $76K annually. The largest slice of the Sikorsky workforce (32 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns, on average, about $70K per year.

Locations

Residents of Fort Worth, Texas pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is around $100K annually; other top-paying cities include West Palm Beach, Fla. ($91K) and the company's headquarter city of Stratford, Conn. ($78K). By state, Sikorsky employees make the most in Texas, earning approximately $100K per year on average.

Jobs

Electrical Engineers rake in the most money, with average earnings of $88K annually; Aerospace Engineers come in second with average earnings amounting to $75K, while Mechanical Engineers and Senior Financial Analysts rank near the top as well ($72K and approximately $71K, respectively).

Certifications and Degrees

Salaries approach about $152K per year for Project Management Professionals; non-accredited workers make much less. On average, salaries rise to around $76K annually for accredited Engineer in Trainings. Those with a Bachelor's Degree at Sikorsky come out on top, and their salaries approach $73K per year.

Skills

The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Systems Engineering; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of about $90K annually. Microsoft Excel is considered a run-of-the-mill skill; one-fourth of Sikorsky's people use it regularly. Key skills also include Microsoft Office, Engineering Design, and Test Engineering.

Gender

Sikorsky's employees who answered the questionnaire are more likely to be male — the male-to-female ratio is more than 3 to 1.

Benefits and Perks

The benefits packages at Sikorsky can sometimes lack paid time off; 29 percent get paid vacation days, and 18 percent receive paid sick leave. Sikorsky sponsors a 401(k) program, and almost all workers use this option to save for their retirement. Health insurance is part of the package for a large number of respondents, and for a large number of survey participants, dental coverage is too. Advantages of working here also include tuition reimbursement, gym membership, flexible hours, and relocation expenses.

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Key Stats for Sikorsky

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
82 %
Salary
$62,770 - $78,860
Salary
$64,675 - $122,592
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
29%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 9 votes.
$67,742 - $101,500

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