Experienced Program Manager, Aviation / Aerospace Salary

Six-figure salaries are the norm for Experienced Aviation Program Managers , with median pay hovering around $118K per year. Total incomes of Experienced Aviation Program Managers incorporate potential for, in a few cases, more than $20K from bonuses and close to $10K from profit sharing; these performance components cause packages to range between $79K and $161K. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. In this profession, nearly all enjoy medical and dental coverage, and a strong majority have vision insurance, as well. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$78,547 - $154,275
$79K
$120K
$150K
MEDIAN: $118,055
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$20.35 - $60.50
$50
MEDIAN: $50.50
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$0$160K
Salary $78,547 - $154,275
Bonus $970 - $19,820
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $10,067
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$78,818 - $160,992
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 451
Hourly Data $0$65
Hourly Rate $50.50
Overtime $61.04
Annual Data $0$160K
Bonus $970 - $19,820
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $10,067
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$78,818 - $160,992
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 8

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Well-known firms with a reputation for hiring numerous Experienced Aviation Program Managers include Northrop Grumman Corporation, Pratt and Whitney, Lockheed Martin Corp, L-3 Communications, and U.S. Air Force (USAF). The biggest paychecks can be found at L-3 Communications — the median salary there is $153K. Other leaders in compensation levels are United Technologies Corporation at $148K, Pratt and Whitney at $146K, and Northrop Grumman Corporation, where Experienced Aviation Program Managers annually earn $137K.

UTC Aerospace Systems, Raytheon Co., and Lockheed Martin Corp also scrape the bottom of the pay scale, with median earnings hovering around $121K, $127K, and $130K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $120,830

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For Experienced Aviation Program Managers, working in the bustling city of Los Angeles has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Experienced Aviation Program Managers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Washington (+19 percent), Hartford (+16 percent), Boston (+12 percent), and San Diego (+9 percent). One of the biggest compensable factors for Experienced Aviation Program Managers is geography, with workers in Tulsa earning a whopping 24 percent below the national average. Employers pay around 9 percent less in Atlanta and 6 percent less in Dallas, below-median salaries for those in this field.

Key Stats for Program Manager, Aviation / Aerospace

Gender

Female
21 %
Male
79 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 52 votes.
10-19 years
79%
20 years or more
21%
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Skills That Affect Program Manager, Aviation / Aerospace Salaries


People Management
▲6%

▲5%



Microsoft Project
▲2%

Microsoft Word
▲2%

National Average
$121,000

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
▼1%

Microsoft Excel
▼3%

Microsoft Office
▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 52 votes.

Gender

Female
21 %
Male
79 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 87%
vision benefits
Vision: 78%
no benefits
None: 6%
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