Average Salary for Balfour Beatty Employees

Sacramento, Calif.-based Balfour Beatty hires for positions ranging from Project Engineer to Construction Superintendent in the government subcontractor. An average Balfour Beatty employee can expect to make $57K annually. How long you've been working primarily drives compensation; however, your role at the company and where you live are also reported as secondary influences on salary at Balfour Beatty. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

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Sacramento, California 


Government Subcontractor


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Years of Experience

Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of around $68K per year. Overall, the greater share of Balfour Beatty folks have one to four years of experience and earn an average $52K annually.


Bringing in the most money are Construction Superintendents — their earnings average $85K per year. Senior Project Engineers are a close second at about $68K along with Project Engineers (approximately $53K).


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($76K annually) can be spotted in Austin, Texas; Washington, DC ($65K), Dallas, Texas (about $64K), and Charlotte, N.C. ($55K) are the next top-paying cities. Expected earnings are below average (approximately $52K) in Portland, Ore., one of the lowest-paid cities. By state, Balfour Beatty employees make the most in Pennsylvania, earning $118K per year on average.

Certifications and Degrees

First Aid Administrators earn around $80K annually, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. Earning an OSHA 30 hour Certificate Holder Holder certification garners significant financial rewards of $68K per year on average. Employees who have a Bachelor's Degree make the most here, hauling in $82K annually.


Employees who count Job Scheduling among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is around $84K per year. Project Management is regularly seen around here; a majority of those surveyed report it as a core competency. Many workers usually know Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office, and Construction Estimating as well.


Employees who completed the survey skew strongly male, with a male-to-female ratio of more than 3 to 1.

Benefits and Perks

Paid vacation days are a given for the larger part of workers, but Balfour Beatty rewards only 44 percent with paid sick leave. A strong majority of survey participants set aside retirement funds in an employer-sponsored 401(k). Perks cover health insurance for a large number of workers and dental coverage for most survey participants. Balfour Beatty also dishes out privileges such as a company cell phone, tuition reimbursement, life insurance, and company car / automobile.

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Key Stats for Balfour Beatty


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74 %
$50,676 - $69,050
$47,667 - $83,647

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

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