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.