Years of Experience
Between the one and five year mark, median pay is about $69K annually. The largest fraction of Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation people (33 percent) have been working for five to nine years and earn approximately $78K per year on average.
The highest paychecks go to Aviation Program Managers, who earn an average around $105K annually, closely trailed by Aerospace Engineers ($95K), Electrical Engineers ($79K), and Design Engineers ($77K). Near the bottom at Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation are Proposal Managers, pulling in an average of just around $61K.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $89K per year) can be spotted in West Palm Beach, Fla.; New Haven, Conn. (approximately $86K), Bridgeport, Conn. ($83K), and the company's headquarter city of Stratford, Conn. ($82K) are the next top-paying cities. At $62K, Coatesville, Pa. is home to some of the lowest pay in the country. Within the firm, employees working in Texas take home the most — $113K annually on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Being a Project Management Professional certainly has its perks — salaries approach approximately $103K per year and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. FAA Pilot Licensees also rank high on the pay scale, with expected average earnings of around $78K annually. At Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation, employees who hold a Master of Information Science (MIS) receive the highest salaries at $155K.
In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Engineering Design; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of $85K per year. Folks here also tend to know Project Management; on the survey, roughly a fourth of workers named it in their skills portfolios. Other skills in demand are Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel, and CATIA.
Benefits and Perks
Merely two-fifths of employees at Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation earn paid vacation and paid sick time. Nearly all survey participants plan for retirement by taking advantage of the company-sponsored 401(k) program. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for almost all respondents, and a large number of respondents report receiving dental coverage as well. Other privileges include tuition reimbursement, flexible hours, life insurance, and gym membership.