Average Salary for GKN Aerospace Employees

The median income for GKN Aerospace employees is $66K per year. Your job title plays the largest role in compensation at GKN Aerospace, but your city and your experience level affect income (to a lesser degree) as well. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

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GKN Aerospace Median Salary by Job


Manufacturing Engineer
17 profiles

Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer
5 profiles

Program Manager, Aviation / Aerospace
4 profiles

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Manufacturing Team Leader
4 profiles

Production Supervisor
3 profiles

Business Development Director
3 profiles

Director of Program Management
3 profiles

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  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 86
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Director of Program Managements are awarded the highest paychecks, with compensation nearing about $168K annually on average; Aviation Program Managers are next on the list, bringing in close to $105K, followed by Manufacturing Team Leaders earning $81K and Senior Process Engineers making around $75K. Among the lower-paid positions at GKN Aerospace are Manufacturing Engineers — the median salary for this role approaches approximately $63K.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($115K per year) can be spotted in Irvine, Calif.; St. Louis, Mo. ($95K), Tallassee, Ala. (around $87K), and Hartford, Conn. ($85K) are the next top-paying cities. Orangeburg, S.C. is near the bottom for pay at approximately $55K. The highest pay by state can be found in New York, where salaries average out at $111K annually.

Years of Experience

Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make about $66K per year on average. Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of $73K annually. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (29 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and make around $90K per year on average.

Certifications and Degrees

Monetary compensation comes to about $140K annually for Lean Six Sigma Certifications, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. Becoming a Project Management Professional can certainly pay off here; those folks make $135K on average. It pays to have a B.A. in Bachelor of Arts (BA) at GKN Aerospace — these employees make the most at $140K per year.


Employees who count Customer Relationship Management among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is approximately $99K annually. A skill that is commonly seen around here is Lean Manufacturing; just over a fifth deem it necessary for work. Other top skills include Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office, and Microsoft Word.

Benefits and Perks

Just 23 percent receive paid time off. To plan for old age, a large number of respondents maintain savings accounts through the company's 401(k) plan. Nearly all employees can count on health insurance, and a large number of survey participants have dental coverage as a benefit. Privileges also include a subsidized cell phone, tuition reimbursement, life insurance, and a casual working environment.

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Key Stats for GKN Aerospace


21 %
79 %
$48,479 - $85,836
$49,528 - $112,444

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 29 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
$51,896 - $98,264
Bachelor of Science, Mechanical Engineering (BSME)
$50,000 - $65,090
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