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.
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.
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.
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.
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.