When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $128K annually) can be spotted in San Francisco, Calif.; San Diego, Calif. (about $103K), St. Louis, Mo. ($81K), and San Jose, Calif. (around $77K) are the next top-paying cities. Approaching the lower end of the pay scale (at $62K) is Dallas, Texas. Within the company, workers earn the highest salaries (an average of $88K per year) in California.
Years of Experience
Between the one and five year mark, median pay is $65K annually. The greater proportion of employees (42 percent) report five to nine years of experience and bring home median pay of approximately $71K per year.
Safety Managers earn the highest median pay at $102K annually, followed by Construction Project Managers (around $102K) and Project Engineers ($63K).
Certifications and Degrees
OSHA 10 Hour Specialists are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to about $127K per year. Earning a First Aid Administrator certification garners significant financial rewards of around $102K annually on average. Those with a Bachelor of Architecture (BArch) at Mccarthy Building Companies, Inc. come out on top, and their salaries approach approximately $94K per year.
In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Contractor Management; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of $105K annually. A common skill in Mccarthy Building Companies, Inc.'s work force is Project Management; more than two-fifths of survey participants report using it on the job. Employees also tend to round out their skills sets with Construction Estimating, Scheduling, and Microsoft Office.
Benefits and Perks
Workers who save for retirement get lots of help because the company offers a number of savings programs including a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. Perks cover health insurance for nearly all employees and dental coverage for almost all respondents. A few more workplace perks are tuition reimbursement, employee stock ownership plan (esop), a subsidized cell phone, and stock options.