Years of Experience
For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach $70K per year. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (35 percent) have been working for five to nine years and make approximately $77K annually on average.
Aviation Program Managers are the best paid with the average salary hovering at about $105K per year; Aerospace Engineers, Structural Engineers, and Electrical Engineers also rank near the top of the list, pulling in $92K, around $78K, and $77K, respectively. Mechanical Engineers at Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation do not see much in the way of financial compensation and represent one of the lower-paid positions (approximately $69K on average) at the company.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($84K annually) can be spotted in New Haven, Conn.; the company's headquarter city of Stratford, Conn. ($81K), West Palm Beach, Fla. ($79K), and Huntsville, Ala. (around $76K) are the next top-paying cities. Approaching the lower end of the pay scale (at about $61K) is Trumbull, Conn. By state, New York offers the highest pay at around $86K per year.
Certifications and Degrees
Salaries approach $103K annually for Project Management Professionals; non-accredited workers make much less. Certified Public Accountants also rank high on the pay scale, with expected average earnings of $88K per year. Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation compensates Master of Information Science (MIS)-holders the most at $155K annually.
The highest-paying skill to have may be Project Management; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of approximately $83K per year. A relatively widespread skill at Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation is Microsoft Office; just over one in five of employees use it for work. Many workers usually know Microsoft Excel, Engineering Design, and Data Analysis as well.
Benefits and Perks
Company compensation for vacation days and sick leave is awarded to only two in five respondents. To plan for old age, the vast majority of workers maintain savings accounts through the company's 401(k) plan. Almost all employees report having health insurance, and most workers report having dental coverage. Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation folks also make good use of tuition reimbursement, flexible hours, life insurance, and gym membership.