The highest average salaries go to Aviation Program Managers, who bring in close to $123K per year, though Project Engineers are not far behind at around $95K along with Senior Mechanical Engineers ($88K) and Senior Financial Analysts ($78K). Financial compensation for Financial Analysts is rather low — on average only about $61K — relative to the rest of the company.
Years of Experience
Between the one and five year mark, median pay is approximately $67K annually. For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to $80K per year. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of United Technologies Corporation employees (27 percent) have 10-19 years of experience and earn $100K annually on average.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $93K per year) can be spotted in the company's headquarter city of Hartford, Conn.; Charlotte, N.C. (approximately $84K), Farmington, Conn. (about $81K), and Phoenix, Ariz. ($80K) are the next top-paying cities. Approaching the lower end of the pay scale (at $76K) is San Diego, Calif. Pay rates in the United States are highest in the state of Massachusetts, where they average to about $107K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
Certified Professional Engineers receive bigger paychecks (around $123K per year) than those without credentials. Certified Public Accountants also rank high on the pay scale, with expected average earnings of approximately $115K annually. The best paid folks at United Technologies Corporation have a Master of Business Administration (MBA), Technology Management, earning $128K per year.
The highest-paying skill to have may be Leadership; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of $123K annually. Microsoft Excel is a popular skill in the United Technologies Corporation workforce; just over a fifth of those surveyed report putting it to use in their jobs. Key skills also include Project Management, Microsoft Office, and Engineering Design.
Benefits and Perks
Paid time off is scarce, with only about 38 percent receiving paid vacation and slightly less than a third of workers receiving sick leave. Most respondents participate in a 401(k) program. United Technologies Corporation provides health insurance to almost all survey participants, and a large number of respondents do receive dental coverage. Additional benefits of working here are tuition reimbursement, life insurance, a company cell phone, and flexible hours.