Aviation Program Managers earn the highest median pay at around $123K per year, followed by Project Engineers ($90K), Senior Mechanical Engineers ($88K), and Electrical Engineers (about $76K). Financial Analysts are among the lowest paid at a median salary of approximately $56K.
Years of Experience
For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach $66K annually. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of United Technologies Corporation employees (27 percent) have five to nine years of experience and earn approximately $82K per year on average.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($93K annually) can be spotted in the company's headquarter city of Hartford, Conn.; Rockford, Ill. (around $91K), Charlotte, N.C. (about $83K), and San Diego, Calif. ($79K) are the next top-paying cities. Those interested in increasing earning potential should avoid the city of Riverside, Calif. — at $70K, salaries are some of the lowest in the country. The highest pay by state can be found in Illinois, where salaries average out at around $94K per year.
Certifications and Degrees
Licensed Lawyers earn $112K annually, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. Certified Six Sigma Black Belts also rank high on the pay scale, with expected average earnings of about $110K per year. It pays to have a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) at United Technologies Corporation — these employees make the most at approximately $145K annually.
In this position, it pays to have People Management in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of $100K per year. Microsoft Excel is regularly seen around here; just over a fifth of those surveyed report it as a core competency. Project Management, Microsoft Office, and Engineering Design were also reported by many survey participants.
Benefits and Perks
Paid time off is hard to come by at United Technologies Corporation; the company rewards only 38 percent with paid vacation time and only 31 percent with sick leave. Most employees plan for retirement by taking advantage of the company-sponsored 401(k) program. Health insurance is part of the package for most survey participants, and for a large number of respondents, dental coverage is too. Additional benefits of working here are tuition reimbursement, life insurance, a company cell phone, and flexible hours.