Control Systems Engineers earn the highest median pay at around $128K annually, followed by Contracts Managers ($95K), Mechanical Engineers (approximately $87K), and Process Engineers ($86K). On the lower end are Construction Field Engineers at about $63K on average.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($111K per year) can be spotted in Idaho Falls, Idaho; Houston, Texas ($105K), Sugar Land, Texas ($99K), and Dallas, Texas (about $83K) are the next top-paying cities. Austin, Texas ranks low on the pay scale — at around $50K, it is one of the lowest-paid cities. By state, California offers the highest pay at approximately $127K annually.
Years of Experience
Between the one and five year mark, median pay is $65K per year. For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to $75K annually. The largest slice of the Fluor Corporation workforce (29 percent) has been working for 10-19 years and earns, on average, $95K per year.
Certifications and Degrees
Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Professional Engineer License Holders, who make approximately $154K annually. Earning a Computer Aided Drafting and Design Certificate Holder certification garners significant financial rewards of about $125K per year on average. Fluor Corporation provides the highest financial reward to those with a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) — these employees rake in $140K annually.
When it comes to skills, employees who report Process Improvement among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of around $110K per year. Microsoft Excel is a popular skill in the Fluor Corporation workforce; approximately one-fourth of those surveyed report putting it to use in their jobs. Project Management, Engineering Design, and Microsoft Office were also reported by many survey participants.
Benefits and Perks
A 401(k) program is available, and a large number of employees use it to save for retirement. A large number of survey participants report having health insurance, and a strong majority of survey participants report having dental coverage. Privileges also include a subsidized cell phone, a casual working environment, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and flexible hours.