Nearing the top of the pay scale are Staff Engineers, Aerospace Engineers, Electrical Engineers, and Mechanical Engineers; while the first receives the highest median pay at around $123K annually, the other salaries come in at approximately $84K, $77K, and $75K, respectively. Among the lower-paid positions at Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation are Junior Mechanical Engineers — the median salary for this role approaches $64K.
Years of Experience
Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make about $65K per year on average. Overall, the greater share of Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation folks have five to nine years of experience and earn an average $81K annually.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($85K per year) can be spotted in West Palm Beach, Fla.; the company's headquarter city of Stratford, Conn. (around $85K), Huntsville, Ala. (about $81K), and Trumbull, Conn. (approximately $76K) are the next top-paying cities. Expected earnings are below average ($48K) in Coatesville, Pa., one of the lowest-paid cities. Across its U.S. offices, the state of Alabama pays Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation the most — $84K annually on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Monetary compensation comes to $86K per year for Certified Six Sigma Green Belts, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. Acquiring certification to be a Engineer in Training is rewarded with median pay of approximately $70K annually. The best paid folks at Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation have a Doctorate (PhD), earning $125K per year.
When it comes to skills, employees who report Project Management among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of about $89K annually. It's pretty common to find people here who know Engineering Design; just over a fifth consider it a key competency. Three more common skills are Microsoft Office, CATIA, and Microsoft Excel.
Employees who completed the survey skew strongly male, with a male-to-female ratio of more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
As part of compensation, Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation gives paid vacation to two-fifths of respondents and paid sick leave to 29 percent. Almost all respondents set aside retirement funds in an employer-sponsored 401(k). For nearly all survey participants, benefits include health insurance, and most employees get dental coverage, too. Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation folks also make good use of tuition reimbursement, flexible hours, life insurance, and gym membership.