Bringing in the most money are Engineering Senior Project Managers — their earnings average about $143K per year. Engineering Project Managers are a close second at approximately $92K along with Project Engineers ($79K) and Structural Engineers ($68K). Among the lower-paid positions at HDR, Inc. are Electrical Engineers — the median salary for this role approaches around $59K.
Years of Experience
Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make $57K annually on average. The largest slice of the HDR, Inc. workforce (30 percent) has been working for five to nine years and earns, on average, $73K per year.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $81K annually) can be spotted in Charlotte, N.C.; the company's headquarter city of Omaha, Neb. (about $78K), Denver, Colo. ($78K), and Seattle, Wash. (around $72K) are the next top-paying cities. On the lower end is Portland, Ore. at $64K. By state, HDR, Inc. pays its California employees the most; the pay rate there is $89K per year.
Certifications and Degrees
Project Management Professionals are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to $132K annually. Acquiring certification to be a Licensed Architect is rewarded with median pay of approximately $98K per year. HDR, Inc. provides the highest financial reward to those with a Master of Business Administration (MBA), Business Administration — these employees rake in $122K 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 around $83K per year. Engineering Design is a popular skill in the HDR, Inc. workforce; about two in five of those surveyed report putting it to use in their jobs. Many workers are also familiar with AutoCAD, Microsoft Office, and Microsoft Excel.
Benefits and Perks
For employees looking to save up for their golden years, HDR, Inc. provides an optional 401(k) plan, and the vast majority of respondents participate. Nearly all workers can count on health insurance, and almost all respondents have dental coverage as a benefit. A few more workplace perks are life insurance, tuition reimbursement, a company cell phone, a casual working environment, and a stock purchase plan.