Average Salary for Sierra Nevada Corporation Employees

An average Sierra Nevada Corporation employee can expect to make $76K per year. Your experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for Sierra Nevada Corporation workers, followed by what you do at the company and where you live. The data for this overview comes from answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Sierra Nevada Corporation Median Salary by Job


Mechanical Engineer
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Program Manager, Aviation / Aerospace
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Business Process Analyst
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Software Engineer
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  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 26
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About This Company


Source: Freebase

Years of Experience

Between the one and five year mark, median pay is $62K annually. The largest fraction of Sierra Nevada Corporation people (52 percent) have been working for five to nine years and earn about $77K per year on average.


The highest average salaries go to Aviation Program Managers, who bring in close to around $102K annually, though Mechanical Engineers are not far behind at approximately $65K per year.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($94K annually) can be spotted in Denver, Colo.; Hagerstown, Md. ($87K), Centennial, Colo. ($86K), and Reno, Nev. (about $85K) are the next top-paying cities. High paychecks are not found in Sparks, Nev.; in fact, at around $61K it is one of the worst-paid cities. Within the company, workers earn the highest salaries (an average of $94K per year) in Colorado.

Certifications and Degrees

Project Management Professionals are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to $80K annually. Sierra Nevada Corporation compensates Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc)-holders the most at approximately $85K per year.


The highest-paying skill to have may be Contract Negotiation; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of about $106K annually. Engineering Design is regularly seen around here; roughly a fourth of those surveyed report it as a core competency. Project Management, Computer Aided Design, and Microsoft Office round out the set of key employee skills.

Benefits and Perks

One-half of employees receive paid vacation, and only one in eight respondents get sick leave. Nearly all survey participants save for retirement through Sierra Nevada Corporation's 401(k) plan. Perks cover health insurance for almost all workers and dental coverage for nearly all employees. Perks also include tuition reimbursement, life insurance, a casual working environment, and relocation expenses.

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Key Stats for Sierra Nevada Corporation


22 %
78 %
$61,000 - $106,479
$46,500 - $91,563

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
Bachelor of Science, Mechanical Engineering (BSME)

Popular Locations for Sierra Nevada Corporation

  1. Denver, Colorado
  2. Reno, Nevada
  3. Sparks, Nevada

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