Years of Experience
Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make $68K per year on average. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (34 percent) have been working for five to nine years and make approximately $78K annually on average.
Bringing in the most money are Aviation Program Managers — their earnings average $108K per year. Aerospace Engineers are a close second at $93K along with Electrical Engineers (about $79K) and Mechanical Engineers (around $74K). With salaries averaging approximately $69K, Design Engineers are among the lowest paid at Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($84K annually) can be spotted in the company's headquarter city of Stratford, Conn.; New Haven, Conn. (about $84K), West Palm Beach, Fla. ($78K), and Huntsville, Ala. (around $77K) are the next top-paying cities. Coatesville, Pa. ranks low on the pay scale — at $61K, it is one of the lowest-paid cities. The highest pay by state can be found in Texas, where salaries average out at approximately $101K per year.
Certifications and Degrees
Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Project Management Professionals, who make around $105K annually. Airframe & Powerplant Licensees also rank high on the pay scale, with expected average earnings of $98K per year. The best paid folks at Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation have a Master of Information Science (MIS), earning $155K annually.
When it comes to skills, Project Management seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of $88K per year. Microsoft Office is considered a run-of-the-mill skill; nearly one in five of Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation's people use it regularly. Many workers are also familiar with Engineering Design, Microsoft Excel, and CATIA.
Benefits and Perks
42 percent have paid vacation, and only about 35 percent can take paid time off for illness. The vast majority of respondents save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. The vast majority of workers have health insurance, and benefits for a large number of survey participants also include dental insurance. Privileges also include tuition reimbursement, flexible hours, life insurance, and gym membership.