Average Salary for Balfour Beatty Employees

Balfour Beatty is a government subcontractor firm headquartered in Sacramento, Calif. that hires for Project Engineer positions, Construction Superintendent roles, and more. The average Balfour Beatty employee earns $59K per year. Your experience level influences pay for Balfour Beatty workers the most, followed by what you do at the company and your city. The data for this report comes from responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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Sacramento, California 


Government Subcontractor


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Years of Experience

For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach $52K annually. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (28 percent) have been working for five to nine years and make about $69K per year on average.


The highest paychecks go to Construction Superintendents, who earn $85K annually on average, closely trailed by Senior Project Engineers (approximately $68K) and Project Engineers (around $53K).


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($76K per year) can be spotted in Austin, Texas; Washington, DC (around $65K), Dallas, Texas ($64K), and Charlotte, N.C. ($55K) are the next top-paying cities. Portland, Ore. is near the bottom for pay at $52K. Within the company, workers earn the highest salaries (an average of approximately $118K annually) in Pennsylvania.

Certifications and Degrees

First Aid Administrators earn about $80K per year, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. OSHA 30 hour Certificate Holder Holders also rank high on the pay scale, with expected average earnings of $69K annually. The best paid folks at Balfour Beatty have a Bachelor's Degree, earning approximately $82K per year.


The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Job Scheduling; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of around $84K annually. Project Management also popped up often in the survey as an important skill; a majority of employees surveyed report using it at work. Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office, and Construction Estimating are also desirable skills.


The number of male employees who participated in the survey outweighs the number of women; the male-to-female ratio is more than 3 to 1.

Benefits and Perks

Paid time off due to illness is less common here than paid vacation time, 44 percent report receiving the former, whereas a majority of employees report receiving the latter. A solid majority of survey participants take advantage of the 401(k) plan that Balfour Beatty sponsors. Most survey participants have health insurance, and benefits for a large number of survey participants also include dental insurance. Other privileges include a subsidized cell phone, tuition reimbursement, life insurance, and company car / automobile.

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Key Stats for Balfour Beatty


26 %
74 %
$50,676 - $69,050
$47,924 - $83,302
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

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