Average Salary for Sikorsky Employees

Stratford, Conn.-based Sikorsky hires for positions ranging from Mechanical Engineer to Aerospace Engineer in the aviation. The median salary at Sikorsky is $72K annually. Geography plays the largest role in compensation at Sikorsky, but how long you've been working and what you do at the company affect income (to a lesser degree) as well. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Sikorsky Median Salary by Job

MinMax

Mechanical Engineer
6 profiles
$71,091
$67K$75K

Aerospace Engineer
3 profiles
$91,734
$64K$142K

Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer
2 profiles
$92,129
$71K$114K

Electrical Engineer
2 profiles
$71,743
$57K$88K

Senior Instrumentation Engineer
2 profiles
$92,985
$73K$115K

Subcontract Administrator
2 profiles
$76,272
$59K$96K

Data Manager
2 profiles
$64,326
$45K$91K

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  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 50
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About This Company

Stratford, Connecticut 

1923

Aviation


Source: Freebase

Locations

When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($108K per year) can be spotted in Shelton, Conn.; West Palm Beach, Fla. (approximately $100K), New Haven, Conn. ($87K), and the company's headquarter city of Stratford, Conn. (about $76K) are the next top-paying cities. High paychecks are not found in Coatesville, Pa.; in fact, at around $61K it is one of the worst-paid cities. By state, the highest pay levels are found in Maryland, where the average Sikorsky employee makes $118K annually.

Years of Experience

For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to about $82K per year. The largest slice of the Sikorsky workforce (44 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns, on average, $71K annually.

Jobs

Bringing in the most money are Senior Instrumentation Engineers — their earnings average $96K per year. Aviation Program Managers are a close second at $92K along with Aerospace Engineers (approximately $92K) and Quality Assurance Engineers (around $88K). With salaries averaging $71K, Mechanical Engineers are among the lowest paid at Sikorsky.

Certifications and Degrees

Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than FAA Pilot Licensees, who make $88K annually. The highest-paying degree here is a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD); Sikorsky awards about $113K to these degree-holders.

Skills

The highest-paying skill to have may be Program Management; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of approximately $85K per year. Engineering Design is a popular skill in the Sikorsky workforce; just under one in four of those surveyed report putting it to use in their jobs. Other top skills include Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office, and Project Management.

Gender

The number of male employees who participated in the survey outweighs the number of women; the male-to-female ratio is more than 3 to 1.

Benefits and Perks

Company benefits — namely paid time off for both vacation and sick leave — are received by just a fifth of employees. A 401(k) program is available, and a solid majority of workers use it to save for retirement. Health insurance is part of the package for most workers, and for a strong majority of respondents, dental coverage is too. Some other perks are a company cell phone, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and gym membership.

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Key Stats for Sikorsky

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %
Salary
$72,000
Salary
$61,823 - $97,145

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 9 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
14%
$69,767 - $78,948
Bachelor of Science, Mechanical Engineering (BSME)
$70,000
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