Average Salary for Sikorsky Employees

Operating out of Stratford, Conn., aviation company Sikorsky employs talent in positions ranging from Aerospace Engineer to Mechanical Engineer. Compensation for Sikorsky employees is around $73K per year on average. Your experience level plays the largest role in compensation at Sikorsky, but geography and your role at the company affect income (to a lesser degree) as well. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

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Stratford, Connecticut 



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Years of Experience

For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to $76K annually. The largest slice of the Sikorsky workforce (37 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns, on average, $71K per year.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $100K annually) can be spotted in West Palm Beach, Fla.; Fort Worth, Texas ($100K), Huntsville, Ala. (about $86K), and the company's headquarter city of Stratford, Conn. (approximately $76K) 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. Across its U.S. offices, the state of Maryland pays Sikorsky the most — about $110K per year on average.


The highest paychecks go to Electrical Engineers, who earn an average $76K annually, closely trailed by Aerospace Engineers (approximately $76K), Senior Financial Analysts ($75K), and Mechanical Design Engineers ($72K). Project Engineers are among the lowest paid at a median salary of approximately $65K.

Certifications and Degrees

Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Project Management Professionals, who make $152K per year. Engineer in Trainings with credentials can live quite comfortably; median salaries come in at about $76K annually. Employees who have a Master of Science (MS) make the most here, hauling in $91K per year.


The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be Technical Analysis; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of $89K annually. A garden variety skill at Sikorsky is Microsoft Excel; nearly one-fourth of Sikorsky's people use it regularly. Many workers usually know Microsoft Office, Engineering Design, and Systems Engineering as well.


With a more than 3 to 1 male-to-female ratio, men represent the better half of Sikorsky's employees who responded to the survey.

Benefits and Perks

A quarter of survey participants receive paid vacation, and only one-seventh of survey participants get sick leave. The vast majority of survey participants save for retirement through Sikorsky's 401(k) plan. Sikorsky provides health insurance to a large number of workers, and a fair number of survey participants do receive dental coverage. Employees can also look forward to tuition reimbursement, gym membership, life insurance, and relocation expenses.

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Key Stats for Sikorsky


17 %
83 %
$60,320 - $78,038
$63,940 - $119,143
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10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.
$54,738 - $77,416
Bachelor of Science, Mechanical Engineering (BSME)
$68,784 - $83,424

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