Years of Experience
Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average salaries of about $76K annually. Overall, the greater share of Sikorsky folks have one to four years of experience and earn an average $69K per year.
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. ($91K) and the company's headquarter city of Stratford, Conn. (around $79K). The highest pay by state can be found in Pennsylvania, where salaries average out at approximately $113K per year.
The highest average salaries go to Aerospace Engineers, who bring in close to around $75K annually, though Quality Assurance Engineers are not far behind at $73K along with Mechanical Engineers (approximately $72K) and Senior Financial Analysts (about $71K).
Certifications and Degrees
Project Management Professionals receive bigger paychecks ($152K per year) than those without credentials. Engineer in Trainings also rank high on the pay scale, with expected average earnings of $77K annually. Regarding salaries and education, Sikorsky pays those with a Bachelor's Degree the most — around $72K.
When it comes to skills, employees who report Systems Engineering among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of about $105K per year. 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 are also desirable 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
Benefits packages do tend to lack paid time off; Sikorsky gives paid vacation days to 31 percent and sick leave to 19 percent. The vast majority of survey participants save for retirement through Sikorsky's 401(k) plan. Health insurance is part of the package for most workers, and for most employees, dental coverage is too. Advantages of working here also include tuition reimbursement, life insurance, relocation expenses, and flexible hours.