Average Salary for Sikorsky Employees

Headquartered in Stratford, Conn., Sikorsky offers a range of employment opportunities in the aviation sector, from Aerospace Engineer to Software Engineer. Sikorsky employees typically bring home $73K per year. Though your job title does impact pay, your experience level is the primary influence on employee salary at Sikorsky. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Employer: Sikorsky
Average Salary Range by Job
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[-]Aerospace Engineer (4)
$50,951 - $102,617  
[-]Aerospace Engineer (4)
Salary$50,997 - $102,273  
Total Pay$50,951 - $102,617  
[+]Aircraft and Powerplant (A&P) Mechanic (3)
$36,165 - $89,145  
[+]Aircraft and Powerplant (A&P) Mechanic (3)
Total Pay$36,165 - $89,145  
[+]Avionics Technician (3)
$36,781 - $75,841  
[+]Avionics Technician (3)
Total Pay$36,781 - $75,841  
[+]Senior Financial Analyst (3)
$56,469 - $96,475  
[+]Senior Financial Analyst (3)
Salary$56,580 - $97,253  
Total Pay$56,469 - $96,475  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 42
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About This Company

Stratford, Connecticut 



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Years of Experience

Respondents who have been working for five to nine years tend to make around $81K. For those with one to four years of experience, paychecks typically reach $71K. The greater proportion of employees (37 percent) report 20 years or more of experience and bring home $122K annually.


Bringing in the most money are Software Engineers — their earnings average about $103K. Aerospace Engineers are a close second at approximately $72K along with Senior Financial Analysts ($67K).

Certifications and Degrees

Project Management Professionals receive bigger paychecks ($152K) than those without credentials. Salaries typically rise to about $107K per year for accredited Engineer in Trainings. The highest-paying degree here is a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering (EE); Sikorsky awards $103K to these degree-holders.


When it comes to skills, Systems Troubleshooting seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of $103K. Microsoft Excel is regularly seen around here; slightly less than a third of those surveyed report it as a core competency. Three more common skills are Microsoft Office, Systems Engineering, and Project Management.


Sikorsky's employees are largely male (the male-to-female ratio is more than 3 to 1).

Benefits and Perks

Paid time off is scarce, with only about half of workers receiving paid vacation and just under one in three workers receiving sick leave. A strong majority of workers save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. Health insurance is part of the package for almost all workers, and for the greater part of workers, dental coverage is too. Sikorsky folks also make good use of tuition reimbursement, life insurance, gym membership, and flexible hours.

Key Stats for Sikorsky


15 %
85 %
$65,312 - $121,817
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

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