$86K
Avg. Salary
Popular Benefits
  • 401(k)
  • Paid Holidays / Vacation
  • Life Insurance / Disability
  • Education / Training / Tuition / Certification Reimbursement

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Average L-3 Communications Salary
$86K
 312 Reviews
L-3 Communications Median Salary by Job

MinMax

$99,060
$74K$114K

$107,289
$77K$148K

$78,529
$56K$108K

United States (change)

$53,214
$38K$74K

$74,163
$53K$102K

$49,331
$38K$63K

$61,244
$45K$84K

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  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Nov 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,167
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Jobs

Aviation Program Managers earn the highest median pay at $122K annually, followed by Senior Systems Engineers (approximately $107K), Senior Mechanical Engineers (about $85K), and Software Engineers ($78K). Financial compensation for Financial Analysts is rather low — on average only around $63K — relative to the rest of the company.

Years of Experience

Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average salaries of $82K per year. Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make approximately $66K annually on average. The largest slice of the L-3 Communications workforce (28 percent) has been working for 10-19 years and earns, on average, about $93K per year.

Locations

When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($94K annually) can be spotted in San Diego, Calif.; Salt Lake City, Utah ($83K), Waco, Texas (around $82K), and Dallas, Texas ($81K) are the next top-paying cities. On the lower end is Tulsa, Okla. at $67K. Pay rates in the United States are highest in the state of Massachusetts, where they average to $99K per year.

Certifications and Degrees

Being a Project Management Professional certainly has its perks — salaries approach around $114K annually and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. Becoming a Certified Six Sigma Black Belt can certainly pay off here; those folks make about $111K on average. Regarding salaries and education, L-3 Communications pays those with a Master of Arts (MA) the most — $191K.

Skills

When it comes to skills, employees who report Project Management among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of approximately $101K per year. Microsoft Excel is a popular skill in the L-3 Communications workforce; slightly less than one-fifth of those surveyed report putting it to use in their jobs. Microsoft Office, Engineering Design, and Microsoft Word were also reported by many survey participants.

Benefits and Perks

L-3 Communications lets only two-fifths of workers take paid vacation and only one in five workers take sick leave. A large number of respondents plan for retirement by taking advantage of the company-sponsored 401(k) program. Most workers receive health insurance, and most employees get dental coverage. Privileges also include tuition reimbursement, life insurance, a stock purchase plan, and a casual working environment.

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76%
Male
24%
Female
79%
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21%
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23%
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Key Stats for L-3 Communications

Gender

Female
24 %
Male
76 %
Salary
$49,655 - $95,317
Salary
$59,673 - $114,306

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 388 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
24%

About This Company

600 THIRD AVENUE
New York City, New York 10016

1997

Radio and Television Broadcasting and Communications Equipment, Aerospace Engineering

L3 Communications, L3 Technology, Inc.

L-3 Communications pays its employees an average of $85,871 a year. Salaries at L-3 Communications range from an average of $55,191 to $136,958 a year. L-3 Communications employees with the job title President make the most with an average annual salary of $287,277, while employees with the title Flight Instructor make the least with an average annual salary of $25,048.

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