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Average Salary for Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation Employees

Headquartered in Stratford, Connecticut, Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation offers a range of employment opportunities in the aviation industry, from Mechanical Engineer to Design Engineer. Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation employees typically bring home $78K per year. Though geography and your experience level are influential salary factors for those at Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation, what you do at the company turns out to have the greatest impact on paycheck size. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

How This Employer Pays

Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation typically pays:
below market
Similar employers pay:
at market
Employer: Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation
Average Salary Range by Job
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[-]Design Engineer (8)
$49,910 - $97,302  
[-]Design Engineer (8)
Salary$51,826 - $93,356  
Bonus$333.72 - $4,590  
Profit Disbursement$955 - $6,124  
Total Pay$49,910 - $97,302  
[+]Mechanical Engineer (8)
$52,628 - $108,248  
[+]Mechanical Engineer (8)
Salary$55,272 - $105,626  
Bonus$982 - $12,375  
Total Pay$52,628 - $108,248  
[+]Manufacturing Engineer (6)
$45,792 - $93,124  
[+]Manufacturing Engineer (6)
Salary$47,198 - $91,458  
Bonus$595 - $6,590  
Total Pay$45,792 - $93,124  
[+]Aerospace Engineer (6)
$54,795 - $128,209  
[+]Aerospace Engineer (6)
Salary$56,848 - $128,254  
Total Pay$54,795 - $128,209  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 9 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 155
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Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation Details

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Bringing in the most money are Staff Engineers — their earnings average $123K. Senior Mechanical Engineers are a close second at $86K along with Aerospace Engineers (approximately $75K) and Electrical Engineers ($73K). At about $64K, Manufacturing Engineers are among the lowest paid at Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $82K annually) can be spotted in Huntsville; the company's headquarter city of Stratford (about $81K), West Palm Beach (around $79K), and Trumbull ($70K) are the next top-paying cities. On the lower end is Coatesville at approximately $47K. Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation workers in Alabama earn the most — $85K per year on average.

Years of Experience

Between the one and five year mark, pay is typically $65K. In a nutshell, the largest fraction of Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation people (30 percent) have been in their field for five to nine years and earn $77K annually.

Certifications and Degrees

Certified Six Sigma Green Belts earn $81K, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. Engineer in Trainings with credentials can live quite comfortably; salaries come in at approximately $68K per year. Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation workers who hold a Doctorate (PhD) are also well compensated, earning around $125K on average.


When it comes to skills, employees who report Project Management among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of about $88K. A relatively widespread skill at Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation is Engineering Design; somewhere between a fifth and a fourth of employees use it for work. Three more common skills are Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel, and CATIA.


Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation's employees are largely male (the male-to-female ratio is more than 3 to 1).

Benefits and Perks

45 percent have paid vacation, and only about 36 percent can take paid time off for illness. Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation helps its workers sock away funds for retirement, offering plans such as a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. Health insurance is part of the package for almost all employees, and for a solid majority of workers, dental coverage is too. Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation also dishes out privileges such as tuition reimbursement, life insurance, and flexible hours.

Key Stats

13 %
88 %
$37,778 - $88,168
$61,858 - $96,399
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 40 votes.

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