Years of Experience
Between the one and five year mark, median pay is $47K annually. The greater proportion of employees (50 percent) report 20 years or more of experience and bring home median pay of $80K per year.
Construction Senior Project Managers rake in the most money, with average earnings of $76K annually; Payroll Coordinators come in second with median earnings amounting to about $50K per year.
Certifications and Degrees
Being a Project Management Professional certainly has its perks — salaries approach approximately $128K annually and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. Earning an OSHA 10 Hour Specialist certification garners significant financial rewards of around $64K per year on average. The highest-paying degree here is a Bachelor's Degree; Aldridge Electric, Inc awards about $56K to these degree-holders.
Employees who count Construction Estimating among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is $76K annually.
Benefits and Perks
A solid majority of respondents plan for retirement by taking advantage of the company-sponsored 401(k) program. Most survey participants report having health insurance, and the larger part of workers report having dental coverage. Other privileges include a subsidized cell phone and company car / automobile.