Years of Experience
Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make about $70K annually on average. Between the one and five year mark, median pay is around $56K per year. The greater proportion of employees (29 percent) report 10-19 years of experience and bring home median pay of $84K annually.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($86K per year) can be spotted in Spokane, Wash.; Redmond, Wash. (approximately $82K), Dallas, Texas ($82K), and Wichita, Kan. ($80K) are the next top-paying cities. Nashville, Tenn. ranks low on the pay scale — at $50K, it is one of the lowest-paid cities. U.S. pay levels are highest in the state of Connecticut; salaries there average to about $88K annually.
Nearing the top of the pay scale are Aviation Program Managers, Project Engineers, Mechanical Engineers, and Operations Managers; while the first receives the highest median pay at approximately $95K per year, the other salaries come in at $94K, around $81K, and $79K, respectively. Among the lower-paid positions at Triumph Group are Design Engineers — the median salary for this role approaches $68K.
Certifications and Degrees
Monetary compensation comes to around $123K annually for Project Management Professionals, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. Bigger paychecks are awarded to Lean Six Sigma Certifications with credentials; these people earn about $114K per year on average. Triumph Group workers who hold a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering (BSME) are also well compensated, earning $83K on average.
When it comes to skills, Project Management seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of approximately $86K annually. Microsoft Office is considered a run-of-the-mill skill; just under a third of Triumph Group's people use it regularly. Many workers are also familiar with Engineering Design, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft Word.
The number of male employees who participated in the survey outweighs the number of women; the male-to-female ratio is more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
Paid time off is hard to come by at Triumph Group; the company rewards only 28 percent with paid vacation time and only 18 percent with sick leave. A solid majority of survey participants save for retirement through Triumph Group's 401(k) plan. Nearly all respondents have health insurance, and benefits for almost all respondents also include dental insurance. The company also dishes out perks such as life insurance, a casual working environment, tuition reimbursement, and a stock purchase plan.