Years of Experience
Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make $70K annually on average. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (33 percent) have been working for five to nine years and make $77K per year on average.
Aviation Program Managers are awarded the highest paychecks, with compensation nearing $105K annually on average; Aerospace Engineers are next on the list, bringing in close to approximately $93K, followed by Electrical Engineers earning around $79K and Design Engineers making about $77K. Mechanical Engineers at Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation do not see much in the way of financial compensation and represent one of the lower-paid positions ($69K on average) at the company.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $89K per year) can be spotted in West Palm Beach, Fla.; New Haven, Conn. ($86K), the company's headquarter city of Stratford, Conn. ($82K), and Huntsville, Ala. (about $73K) are the next top-paying cities. Coatesville, Pa. ranks low on the pay scale — at approximately $64K, it is one of the lowest-paid cities. By state, Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation pays its Texas employees the most; the pay rate there is $116K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
Salaries approach $103K per year for Project Management Professionals; non-accredited workers make much less. Becoming a Certified Six Sigma Green Belt can certainly pay off here; those folks make $79K on average. It pays to have a Master of Information Science (MIS) at Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation — these employees make the most at around $155K annually.
The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Budget Management; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of about $90K per year. Project Management is a popular skill among Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation workers, with about a fourth of those surveyed reporting using it on the job. Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel, and Engineering Design are also desirable skills.
Benefits and Perks
When it comes to employee benefits, Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation has room for improvement — only two in five respondents are paid for vacation and sick time. The vast majority of employees report contributing to a 401(k). Nearly all workers can count on health insurance, and a large number of respondents have dental coverage as a benefit. A few more workplace perks are tuition reimbursement, flexible hours, life insurance, and gym membership.