Engineering Project Managers are the best paid with the average salary hovering at approximately $160K per year; Project Engineers, Contracts Managers, and Process Engineers also rank near the top of the list, pulling in $111K, around $95K, and $93K, respectively. Project Control Specialists at Fluor Corporation do not see much in the way of financial compensation and represent one of the lower-paid positions ($68K on average) at the company.
Years of Experience
For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to about $78K annually. Between the one and five year mark, median pay is approximately $64K per year. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (26 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and make $91K annually on average.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $113K per year) can be spotted in Aliso Viejo, Calif.; Houston, Texas ($96K), Dallas, Texas ($85K), and Sugar Land, Texas (about $82K) are the next top-paying cities. At $55K, Austin, Texas is home to some of the lowest pay in the country. Fluor Corporation workers in California earn the most — about $109K annually on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Salaries approach $125K per year for Computer Aided Drafting and Design Certificate Holders; non-accredited workers make much less. Project Management Professionals also rank high on the pay scale, with expected average earnings of $119K annually. Those with a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) at Fluor Corporation come out on top, and their salaries approach around $150K per year.
The highest-paying skill to have may be Engineering Design; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of approximately $110K annually. Project Management is considered a run-of-the-mill skill; about a fourth of Fluor Corporation's people use it regularly. Many workers are also familiar with Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office, and autodesk autocad.
Benefits and Perks
Paid time off is in short supply here, with only 22 percent receiving paid vacation and one-seventh of employees receiving paid sick days. The vast majority of respondents save for retirement through Fluor Corporation's 401(k) plan. Most workers report having health insurance, and a fair number of respondents report having dental coverage. Fluor Corporation also dishes out privileges such as flexible hours, a company cell phone, life insurance, and a casual working environment.