The highest average salaries go to Aviation Program Managers, who bring in close to $135K annually, though Project Engineers are not far behind at $101K along with Senior Financial Analysts (around $79K) and Design Engineers (about $75K). United Technologies Corporation hands out some of the smallest paychecks to Buyers ($57K on average).
Years of Experience
Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average salaries of approximately $78K per year. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of United Technologies Corporation employees (28 percent) have one to four years of experience and earn around $67K annually on average.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $95K per year) can be spotted in East Hartford, Conn.; Chula Vista, Calif. ($89K), the company's headquarter city of Hartford, Conn. ($88K), and Windsor Locks, Conn. ($84K) are the next top-paying cities. On the lower end is Phoenix, Ariz. at about $68K. Pay rates in the United States are highest in the state of Massachusetts, where they average to $123K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
Certified Public Accountants have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at $100K per year. United Technologies Corporation provides the highest financial reward to those with a law degree — these employees rake in $188K annually.
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 around $97K per year. Project Management is a popular skill among United Technologies Corporation workers, with slightly more than a fifth of those surveyed reporting using it on the job. Three more common skills are Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office, and Data Analysis.
Benefits and Perks
Company benefits — namely paid time off for both vacation and sick leave — are received by just 42 percent. Nearly all respondents set aside retirement funds in an employer-sponsored 401(k). Health insurance comes as part of the deal for nearly all employees, and a large number of employees report receiving dental coverage as well. The list of perks also includes tuition reimbursement, life insurance, gym membership, and flexible hours.