Years of Experience
Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average salaries of around $77K annually. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (34 percent) have been working for one to four years and make approximately $70K per year on average.
Residents of Fort Worth, Texas pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is $100K annually; other top-paying cities include West Palm Beach, Fla. (about $91K) and the company's headquarter city of Stratford, Conn. ($79K). U.S. pay levels are highest in the state of Pennsylvania; salaries there average to $113K per year.
Electrical Engineers earn the highest median pay at approximately $88K annually, followed by Aerospace Engineers (about $75K), Quality Assurance Engineers (around $73K), and Mechanical Engineers ($72K). Among the lower-paid positions at Sikorsky are Senior Financial Analysts — the median salary for this role approaches $71K.
Certifications and Degrees
Salaries approach $152K per year for Project Management Professionals; non-accredited workers make much less. Engineer in Trainings also rank high on the pay scale, with expected average earnings of $76K annually. The best paid folks at Sikorsky have a Bachelor's Degree, earning $72K per year.
When it comes to skills, employees who report Systems Engineering among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of approximately $90K annually. It's pretty common to find people here who know Microsoft Excel; just under one in three consider it a key 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
As part of compensation, Sikorsky gives paid vacation to a third of employees and paid sick leave to a fifth of employees. To plan for old age, the vast majority of workers maintain savings accounts through the company's 401(k) plan. Most employees have health insurance, and benefits for a large number of workers also include dental insurance. Advantages of working here also include tuition reimbursement, gym membership, flexible hours, and life insurance.