Pay & Benefits

UK NEST Members offer employment packages that include attractive salaries together with career development programmes and opportunities to enjoy a wide range of life-styles; from sailing to surfing, hill-walking and many other outdoor activities.


Most UK NEST Members offer Graduate development programmes with salaries between £22k and £28k together with “Welcome” payments or benefits.  The programmes offer planned placements and mentoring by experienced managers to ensure that employees are prepared fully for their future careers.  Graduate programmes are structured to provide the training and experience to satisfy the requirements for Membership of the major Engineering Institutions and thus Chartered or Incorporated Engineering status.

Experienced Managers and Engineers:

With an established future programme of design, build and in-service support for warships and submarines, the Naval sector offers a wide range of opportunities across all activities including project management, design engineering (that covers all disciplines), systems engineering (and particularly for future combat systems that will exploit leading edge technology), supply chain management, research & development and general business functions.