Average Salary for Sikorsky Employees

Stratford, Conn.-based Sikorsky hires for positions ranging from Mechanical Engineer to Aerospace Engineer in the aviation. The median salary at Sikorsky is $72K annually. Geography plays the largest role in compensation at Sikorsky, but how long you've been working and what you do at the company affect income (to a lesser degree) as well. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

Read More
Sikorsky Median Salary by Job


Mechanical Engineer
7 profiles

Aerospace Engineer
3 profiles

Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer
2 profiles

United States (change)

Electrical Engineer
2 profiles

Senior Instrumentation Engineer
2 profiles

Subcontract Administrator
2 profiles

Data Manager
2 profiles

See all degrees for Sikorsky »
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 49
  • View Table

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)

Find out more about pay at Sikorsky

About This Company

Stratford, Connecticut 



Source: Freebase


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($108K per year) can be spotted in Shelton, Conn.; West Palm Beach, Fla. (approximately $100K), New Haven, Conn. ($87K), and the company's headquarter city of Stratford, Conn. (about $76K) are the next top-paying cities. High paychecks are not found in Coatesville, Pa.; in fact, at around $61K it is one of the worst-paid cities. By state, the highest pay levels are found in Maryland, where the average Sikorsky employee makes $118K annually.

Years of Experience

For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to about $82K per year. The largest slice of the Sikorsky workforce (44 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns, on average, $71K annually.


Bringing in the most money are Senior Instrumentation Engineers — their earnings average $96K per year. Aviation Program Managers are a close second at $92K along with Aerospace Engineers (approximately $92K) and Quality Assurance Engineers (around $88K). With salaries averaging $71K, Mechanical Engineers are among the lowest paid at Sikorsky.

Certifications and Degrees

Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than FAA Pilot Licensees, who make $88K annually. The highest-paying degree here is a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD); Sikorsky awards about $113K to these degree-holders.


The highest-paying skill to have may be Program Management; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of approximately $85K per year. Engineering Design is a popular skill in the Sikorsky workforce; just under one in four of those surveyed report putting it to use in their jobs. Other top skills include Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office, and Project Management.


The number of male employees who participated in the survey outweighs the number of women; the male-to-female ratio is more than 3 to 1.

Benefits and Perks

Company benefits — namely paid time off for both vacation and sick leave — are received by just a fifth of employees. A 401(k) program is available, and a solid majority of workers use it to save for retirement. Health insurance is part of the package for most workers, and for a strong majority of respondents, dental coverage is too. Some other perks are a company cell phone, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and gym membership.

Sikorsky Job Listings

Key Stats for Sikorsky


17 %
83 %
$61,823 - $97,145

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 9 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
$69,767 - $78,948
Bachelor of Science, Mechanical Engineering (BSME)
Years in Fields/Career:
United States (change)

Subscribe to Our Newsletter

Salary and career advice to put you a step ahead.
newsletter icon


Recent Blog Posts on Career News

Want to Get More Specific? Get a Salary Report Customized for YOU

Tell us about your current job and your skillset, and we’ll let you know how much employers are paying in your area.