Experienced Program Manager, Aviation / Aerospace Salary

Generous salaries abound for Experienced Aviation Program Managers , with average pay above six figures ($118K) per year. Including potential for bonuses and profit sharing — peaking near $20K and $10K, respectively — total cash payment to Experienced Aviation Program Managers can bottom out near $79K or peak near $160K depending on individual performance. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. Nearly all get medical and dental insurance, and a strong majority get vision plans, too. Work is enjoyable for Experienced Aviation Program Managers, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$77,975 - $153,396
$78K
$120K
$150K
MEDIAN: $117,250
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$17.58 - $96.96
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$0$160K
Salary $77,975 - $153,396
Bonus $67.23 - $19,964
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $10,113
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$78,025 - $160,202
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 489
Hourly Data $0$96
Hourly Rate $17.58 - $96.96
Overtime $10.07 - $76.31
Annual Data $0$160K
Bonus $67.23 - $19,964
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $10,113
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$78,025 - $160,202
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 13

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Popular Employer Salaries for Program Manager, Aviation / Aerospace


Leading companies who hire large numbers of Experienced Aviation Program Managers include Northrop Grumman Corporation, Pratt and Whitney, Lockheed Martin Corp, L-3 Communications, and U.S. Air Force (USAF). Experienced Aviation Program Managers seeking a sizable paycheck can earn the most at L-3 Communications, where the average salary comes to $153K. Experienced Aviation Program Managers can also look forward to large paychecks at United Technologies Corporation ($148K), Pratt and Whitney ($146K), and Northrop Grumman Corporation ($137K).

UTC Aerospace Systems, Raytheon Co., and Lockheed Martin Corp also scrape the bottom of the pay scale, with median earnings hovering around $121K, $127K, and $130K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $120,465

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

With a pay rate for Experienced Aviation Program Managers that is 30 percent greater than the national average, Los Angeles offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Experienced Aviation Program Managers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Washington (+19 percent), Hartford (+16 percent), Boston (+12 percent), and San Diego (+10 percent). Experienced Aviation Program Managers in Tulsa report much lower salaries than the rest of the country — 24 percent below the national average — proving that residence is a major factor in overall pay. Employers also pay below the national average in Atlanta (9 percent lower) and Dallas (6 percent lower).

Key Stats for Program Manager, Aviation / Aerospace

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 60 votes.
10-19 years
79%
20 years or more
21%
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Skills That Affect Program Manager, Aviation / Aerospace Salaries


▲6%

People Management
▲6%



Microsoft Project
▲2%

Microsoft Word
▲2%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
▼0%

National Average
$120,000

Microsoft Excel
▼3%

Microsoft Office
▼6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 60 votes.

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 88%
vision benefits
Vision: 79%
no benefits
None: 5%
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