Average Salary for Balfour Beatty Employees

Headquartered in Sacramento, Calif., Balfour Beatty offers a range of employment opportunities in the government subcontractor sector, from Property Manager to Construction Superintendent. A typical Balfour Beatty employee can expect to make $77K per year. Though your role at the company and your experience level do impact pay, geography is the primary influence on employee salary at Balfour Beatty. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Balfour Beatty typically pays:
above market

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Employer: Balfour Beatty
Average Salary Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
National Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
[-]Project Engineer (4)
$38,365 - $81,928  
[-]Project Engineer (4)
Salary$40,465 - $80,145  
Bonus$555 - $8,937  
Total Pay$38,365 - $81,928  
[+]Property Manager (2)
$38,418 - $79,346  
[+]Property Manager (2)
Salary$38,817 - $73,643  
Total Pay$38,418 - $79,346  
[+]Construction Superintendent (2)
$62,243 - $137,154  
[+]Construction Superintendent (2)
Salary$61,633 - $128,837  
Bonus$1,493 - $17,960  
Total Pay$62,243 - $137,154  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 30
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About This Company

Sacramento, California 


Government Subcontractor


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When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($110K annually) can be spotted in Washington, DC; Seattle (about $81K), Dallas ($75K), and Charlotte (approximately $55K) are the next top-paying cities. Within the firm, employees working in Pennsylvania take home the most — around $118K per year on average.


The highest paychecks go to Construction Superintendents, who earn $92K, closely trailed by Property Managers (around $55K).

Years of Experience

Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can typically make about $55K. Those who have five to nine years of work experience see an average salaries of $65K. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (43 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and make $84K annually.

Certifications and Degrees

Salaries approach approximately $89K for B-1 General Building Contractors; non-accredited workers make much less. Earning an OSHA 30 hour Certificate Holder Holder certification garners significant financial rewards of $84K per year. The highest-paying degree here is a Bachelor of Science in Construction Management; Balfour Beatty awards around $130K to these degree-holders.


Employees who count Contractor Management among their skills tend to enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is $87K. One of the more prevalent skills at Balfour Beatty is Project Management, with roughly one in three considering it a key competency. A typical employee's toolkit also contains Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office, and AutoCAD.

Benefits and Perks

Only half of workers at Balfour Beatty enjoy paid vacation time, and just one in three workers can take sick leave. A fair portion of workers plan for retirement by taking advantage of the company-sponsored 401(k) program. Balfour Beatty provides health insurance to almost all employees, and the greater part of workers do receive dental coverage. Perks also include life insurance, a subsidized cell phone, company car / automobile, and flexible hours.

Key Stats for Balfour Beatty


37 %
63 %
$58,958 - $78,846
$37,788 - $84,509
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 6 votes.

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