When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($99K annually) can be spotted in San Diego, Calif.; Atlanta, Ga. ($81K), St. Louis, Mo. (around $80K), and San Jose, Calif. ($77K) are the next top-paying cities. High paychecks are not found in Houston, Texas; in fact, at about $62K it is one of the worst-paid cities. The highest pay by state can be found in California, where salaries average out at approximately $92K per year.
Construction Project Managers represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at $94K annually — though Project Engineers also do fairly well at around $60K per year.
Years of Experience
Between the one and five year mark, median pay is approximately $60K annually. For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to $71K per year. Overall, the greater share of Mccarthy Building Companies, Inc. folks have 10-19 years of experience and earn an average about $92K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
OSHA 10 Hour Specialists are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to $96K per year. The highest-paying degree here is a Bachelor's Degree; Mccarthy Building Companies, Inc. awards $90K to these degree-holders.
The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be OSHA Compliance; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of about $85K annually. One of the more prevalent skills at Mccarthy Building Companies, Inc. is Project Management, with close to one-half considering it a key competency. Many workers are also familiar with Construction Estimating, Microsoft Office, and Autodesk Revit Architecture.
The number of male employees who participated in the survey outweighs the number of women; the male-to-female ratio is more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
Almost all employees plan for retirement by taking advantage of the company-sponsored 401(k) program. Mccarthy Building Companies, Inc. provides health insurance to nearly all employees, and the vast majority of respondents do receive dental coverage. Additional benefits of working here are tuition reimbursement, a subsidized cell phone, relocation expenses, stock options, and employee stock ownership plan (esop).