When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $113K annually) can be spotted in Littleton, Colo.; Irvine, Calif. (approximately $106K), Los Angeles, Calif. (about $100K), and Lake Forest, Calif. ($93K) are the next top-paying cities. On the lower end is Seattle, Wash. at $60K. By state, Panasonic Avionics Corporation employees make the most in Texas, earning $115K per year on average.
Nearing the top of the pay scale are Engineering Project Managers, Software Engineers, Aviation Program Managers, and Field Engineers; while the first receives the highest median pay at about $116K annually, the other salaries come in at approximately $100K, $95K, and $92K, respectively. Business Analysts at Panasonic Avionics Corporation do not see much in the way of financial compensation and represent one of the lower-paid positions ($65K on average) at the company.
Years of Experience
For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to around $105K per year. The greater proportion of employees (32 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home median pay of $71K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
Being a Project Management Professional certainly has its perks — salaries approach around $116K per year and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. ASQ Certified Quality Engineers with credentials can live quite comfortably; median salaries come in at approximately $114K annually. Employees who have a Bachelor of Engineering in Bachelor of Engineering (BEng / BE) make the most here, hauling in $130K per year.
The highest-paying skill to have may be Microsoft Project; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of $115K annually. Project Management is a popular skill in the Panasonic Avionics Corporation workforce; about a third of those surveyed report putting it to use in their jobs. Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office, and Linux are also desirable skills.
Benefits and Perks
Most respondents take advantage of the 401(k) plan that Panasonic Avionics Corporation sponsors. A large number of respondents have health insurance, and benefits for most employees also include dental insurance. Other privileges include a casual working environment, a subsidized cell phone, tuition reimbursement, flexible hours, and relocation expenses.