Average Salary for Balfour Beatty Employees

Operating out of Sacramento, Calif., government subcontractor company Balfour Beatty employs talent in positions ranging from Project Engineer to Commercial Construction Superintendent. The median salary at Balfour Beatty is $76K annually. Balfour Beatty paychecks are largely negotiated based on how long you've been working, though what you do at the company and geography are also considered. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Balfour Beatty Median Salary by Job


Project Engineer
10 profiles

Construction Superintendent, Commercial
6 profiles

Assistant Construction Superintendent
3 profiles

Field Engineer
2 profiles

Project Manager, Construction
2 profiles

Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Director
2 profiles

  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 23 Jun 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 47
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Sacramento, California 


Government Subcontractor


Source: Freebase

Years of Experience

Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make $80K per year on average. The largest fraction of Balfour Beatty people (36 percent) have been working for one to four years and earn about $65K annually on average.


Environmental Health & Safety Directors represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at approximately $107K per year — though Commercial Construction Superintendents, Assistant Project Managers of Construction, and Construction Superintendents also do fairly well at $105K, around $93K, and $80K, respectively. Financial compensation for Project Engineers is rather low — on average only about $63K — relative to the rest of the company.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($91K annually) can be spotted in Denver, Colo.; Washington, DC (around $80K), Orlando, Fla. ($79K), and Dallas, Texas ($74K) are the next top-paying cities. Charlotte, N.C. ranks low on the pay scale — at approximately $50K, it is one of the lowest-paid cities. By state, Balfour Beatty pays its District of Columbia employees the most; the pay rate there is $98K per year.

Certifications and Degrees

Being an OSHA Forklift Operator Certification certainly has its perks — salaries approach $105K annually and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. Project Management Certificate Holders with credentials can live quite comfortably; median salaries come in at around $93K per year. It pays to have a Bachelor's Degree at Balfour Beatty — these employees make the most at about $134K annually.


Employees who count Job Scheduling among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is $88K per year. Project Management is a popular skill in the Balfour Beatty workforce; over a third of those surveyed report putting it to use in their jobs. Other top skills include Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel, and Contractor Management.

Benefits and Perks

Unfortunately, a minority of employees — about 37 percent — are presented with both paid vacation and sick leave. Most workers participate in the company's 401(k) retirement savings plan. A large number of employees can count on health insurance, and a solid majority of workers have dental coverage as a benefit. Balfour Beatty folks also make good use of a company cell phone, life insurance, company car / automobile, and relocation expenses.

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Key Stats for Balfour Beatty


21 %
79 %
$55,677 - $106,000
$53,287 - $92,693

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
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