Increase Your Pay Opportunity

At Northrop Grumman, achieving financial security while in pursuit of personal and professional goals is important to our employees. That’s why we have a pay-for-performance culture, designed to reward and motivate employees based on their performance, business impact and contributions to the shared success of our company. 

Desiring a promotion or a raise is normal, and you may have found yourself wondering how you can increase the number on your paycheck. Here are four things to know or do to build your capabilities and influence your pay.

  1. Northrop Grumman offers more than just a paycheck. You have access to a comprehensive suite of compensation and benefits designed to help you and your family thrive during all life stages and across the spectrum of life experiences.

    From our Employee Assistance Program, NGCare, to robust retirement planning benefits, expansive educational and career development opportunities, and a wealth of health benefits – we’re committed to supporting our employees emotionally, financially, physically and socially.

    In keeping with our core value of transparency, you can see the entire value of your Total Rewards package any time by clicking “Log in” at the top right corner of this page.

  2. Learn more about compensation and talk with your manager about your current pay. As part of your Total Rewards package, we offer a variety of market-based compensation programs. Learn about our compensation philosophy by watching this short video and exploring this resource library with information about base pay, bonus programs, job levels and more.

    To learn more about your compensation, visit Workday to view your total base pay range, bonus plan assignment and pay change history, or schedule a pay conversation with your manager who can answer questions about your specific base pay decision, which is determined by a variety of factors.

  3. Seek out opportunities for growth and development. Together with your manager, identify actionable development areas to help increase your impact to the business. Whether exploring career progression, learning new skills or development opportunities – there’s something for everyone to discover on the Career Development Hub, our all-in-one platform for career planning, networking and professional development.

    As you continue your career journey, you’ll find that our Values and Leadership Behaviors are integral to our culture and what makes our company special. Reflect on ways you’ve demonstrated these actions and incorporate them into your daily tasks, as they play a crucial role in how we engage with others and empower us to lead from where we are.

  4. Track your progress and showcase impact using Workday. This system allows you to be in the driver's seat of your career journey. Here, you can demonstrate your personal growth and development and how your continuous improvement contributes to the overall success of the business.

    Visit Workday regularly to showcase your skills and education, monitor your goal progress and contributions, explore new opportunities and establish valuable professional connections to further your career growth.

Learn more about increasing your pay opportunity or compensation at Northrop Grumman.


Written by: Mackenzie Reulein

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