Years of Experience
The largest slice of the DCI Engineers workforce (69 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns, on average, approximately $56K annually.
Across its U.S. offices, the state of California pays DCI Engineers the most — around $57K per year on average.
Project Engineers rake in the most money, with average earnings of about $65K annually; Structural Engineers come in second with median earnings amounting to $59K per year.
Certifications and Degrees
Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Certified Professional Engineers, who make $60K annually. Earning an Engineer in Training certification garners significant financial rewards of $56K per year on average. DCI Engineers provides the highest financial reward to those with a Bachelor's Degree — these employees rake in about $55K annually.
The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be Project Management; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of $61K per year. Engineering Design is a popular skill in the DCI Engineers workforce; a fair number of those surveyed report putting it to use in their jobs. Employees also tend to round out their skills sets with Microsoft Excel, Autodesk Revit Structure, and AutoCAD.
Employees who completed the survey skew strongly male, with a male-to-female ratio of more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
DCI Engineers lets only 22 percent take paid vacation and only 44 percent take sick leave. A majority of respondents plan for retirement by taking advantage of the company-sponsored 401(k) program. Perks cover health insurance for the vast majority of workers and dental coverage for most employees. DCI Engineers employees also enjoy perks such as 401(a) and a casual working environment.