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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 Construction Superintendent. Compensation for Balfour Beatty employees is around $60K per year on average. The most important factor affecting pay for Balfour Beatty employees is your experience level, though your city and your job title play a role as well. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

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How This Employer Pays

Balfour Beatty typically pays:
below market
Similar employers pay:
above market
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 (6)
$40,568 - $81,861  
[-]Project Engineer (6)
Salary$41,203 - $81,896  
Bonus$571 - $7,086  
Total Pay$40,568 - $81,861  
[+]Construction Superintendent (2)
$61,804 - $133,914  
[+]Construction Superintendent (2)
Salary$58,572 - $124,318  
Total Pay$61,804 - $133,914  
[+]Receptionist (2)
$20,507 - $37,438  
[+]Receptionist (2)
Total Pay$20,507 - $37,438  
[+]Senior Project Engineer (2)
$59,617 - $118,185  
[+]Senior Project Engineer (2)
Salary$57,141 - $100,850  
Bonus$1,225 - $13,017  
Total Pay$59,617 - $118,185  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 30 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 34

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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 approximately $65K annually. For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach $52K per year. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (28 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and make around $85K annually on average.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($88K per year) can be spotted in Washington, DC; Austin, Texas ($71K), Dallas, Texas (about $64K), and Charlotte, N.C. (around $57K) are the next top-paying cities. Portland, Ore. is near the bottom for pay at $52K. Across its U.S. offices, the state of Pennsylvania pays Balfour Beatty the most — $118K annually on average.


Bringing in the most money are Construction Superintendents — their earnings average $87K per year. Senior Project Engineers are a close second at approximately $68K along with Project Engineers (about $53K).

Certifications and Degrees

Monetary compensation comes to approximately $74K annually for First Aid Administrators, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. OSHA 30 hour Certificate Holder Holders with credentials can live quite comfortably; median salaries come in at about $68K per year. Balfour Beatty compensates Bachelor of Science in Construction Management-holders the most at $130K annually.


The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be Job Scheduling; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of around $85K per year. A skill that is commonly seen around here is Project Management; over one-half deem it necessary for work. Many workers usually know Microsoft Excel, Construction Estimating, and Microsoft Office as well.

Benefits and Perks

Paid vacation days are a given for the larger part of employees, but Balfour Beatty rewards only 42 percent with paid sick leave. A solid majority of respondents contribute to 401(k) savings accounts sponsored by the firm. A large number of respondents have health insurance, and benefits for most respondents also include dental insurance. The list of perks also includes a subsidized cell phone, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and relocation expenses.

Key Stats for Balfour Beatty


30 %
70 %
$51,019 - $74,268
$48,936 - $84,771
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 9 votes.
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