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Average Salary for Sikorsky Employees

Headquartered in Stratford, Conn., Sikorsky offers a range of employment opportunities in the aviation, from Aerospace Engineer to Senior Financial Analyst. The average Sikorsky employee earns $74K annually. Though where you live and your job title are influential salary factors for those at Sikorsky, how long you've been working turns out to have the greatest impact on paycheck size. The data for this report comes from responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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Stratford, Connecticut 



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Years of Experience

Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average salaries of approximately $76K per year. The greater proportion of employees (33 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home median pay of $69K annually.


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. ($91K) and the company's headquarter city of Stratford, Conn. ($79K). Pay rates in the United States are highest in the state of Pennsylvania, where they average to around $113K annually.


Aerospace Engineers are awarded the highest paychecks, with compensation nearing approximately $75K per year on average; Quality Assurance Engineers are next on the list, bringing in close to $73K, followed by Mechanical Engineers earning $72K and Senior Financial Analysts making around $71K.

Certifications and Degrees

Salaries approach $152K annually for Project Management Professionals; non-accredited workers make much less. Engineer in Trainings with credentials can live quite comfortably; median salaries come in at about $77K per year. Sikorsky provides the highest financial reward to those with a Bachelor's Degree — these employees rake in around $72K annually.


The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Systems Engineering; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of $105K per year. Microsoft Excel is regularly seen around here; just under a third of those surveyed report it as a core competency. Microsoft Office, Engineering Design, and Project Management round out the set of key employee skills.


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

Paid time off is hard to come by at Sikorsky; the company rewards only 31 percent with paid vacation time and only 19 percent with sick leave. Nearly all survey participants set aside retirement funds in an employer-sponsored 401(k). Health insurance is part of the package for a large number of employees, and for most survey participants, dental coverage is too. The list of perks also includes tuition reimbursement, life insurance, relocation expenses, and flexible hours.

Key Stats for Sikorsky


16 %
84 %
$61,700 - $80,000
$64,200 - $121,807
Less than 1 year
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.
$68,321 - $79,354

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