Senior Estimators rake in the most money, with average earnings of around $94K per year; Construction Project Managers come in second with average earnings amounting to approximately $79K, while Assistant Construction Superintendents and Project Engineers rank near the top as well ($60K and $59K, respectively).
Years of Experience
Average pay is about $60K annually for those with five to nine years of experience. The greater proportion of employees (47 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home median pay of $59K per year.
Residents of Phoenix, Ariz. pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is approximately $92K annually; other top-paying cities include the company's headquarter city of Salt Lake City, Utah (about $60K) and Idaho Falls, Idaho ($59K). The highest pay by state can be found in Arizona, where salaries average out at $92K per year.
Certifications and Degrees
OSHA 30 hour Certificate Holder Holders are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to $73K annually. LEED Accredited Professionals with credentials can live quite comfortably; median salaries come in at around $72K per year. At Okland Construction Company, employees who hold a Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc) receive the highest salaries at $72K.
The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be Budget Management; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of around $79K annually. Blueprints is regularly seen around here; a strong majority of those surveyed report it as a core competency. Construction Estimating, Project Management, and Microsoft Excel were also reported by many survey participants.
Employees who completed the survey skew strongly male, with a male-to-female ratio of more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
Paid vacation is a standard perk for a strong majority of respondents, and a majority of respondents get sick leave. Nearly all survey participants take advantage of the 401(k) plan that Okland Construction Company sponsors. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for nearly all workers, and the vast majority of survey participants report receiving dental coverage as well. Okland Construction Company employees also enjoy perks such as a company cell phone, life insurance, relocation expenses, and flexible hours.