Average Salary for Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation Employees

Stratford, Conn.-based Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation hires for positions ranging from Mechanical Engineer to Aerospace Engineer in the aviation. Employees at Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation make $79K per year on average. Your experience level influences pay for Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation workers the most, followed by what you do at the company and where you live. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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About This Company

Stratford, Connecticut 

1923

Aviation

Sikorsky Aircraft


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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.

Jobs

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.

Locations

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.

Skills

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.

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Key Stats for Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation

Gender

Female
28 %
Male
72 %
Salary
$57,988 - $110,393
Salary
$61,167 - $92,604
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
10%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 39 votes.
$57,526 - $90,168
$68,069 - $101,369
Bachelor of Science, Mechanical Engineering (BSME)
$64,503 - $103,994
$58,263 - $71,349

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