When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($115K per year) can be spotted in Kansas City, Mo.; Lenexa, Kan. ($80K), Los Angeles, Calif. (approximately $75K), and Omaha, Neb. (around $71K) are the next top-paying cities. Approaching the lower end of the pay scale (at $63K) is Phoenix, Ariz. Within the firm, employees working in Missouri take home the most — about $103K annually on average.
Years of Experience
Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of $77K per year. The largest fraction of Peter Kiewit Sons', Inc. people (31 percent) have been working for one to four years and earn $63K annually on average.
Construction Superintendents earn the highest median pay at around $80K per year, followed by Electrical Engineers (approximately $73K), Project Engineers ($73K), and Field Engineers (about $65K). On the lower end are Civil Engineers at approximately $61K on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Being a Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Specialist certainly has its perks — salaries approach about $100K annually and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. Bigger paychecks are awarded to ACI Concrete Certifications with credentials; these people earn $97K per year on average. Those with a Bachelor's Degree at Peter Kiewit Sons', Inc. come out on top, and their salaries approach $84K annually.
The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be Contractor Management; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of $81K per year. A skill that is commonly seen around here is Project Management; about a third deem it necessary for work. Microsoft Excel, Construction Estimating, and Microsoft Office were also reported by many survey participants.
Benefits and Perks
Peter Kiewit Sons', Inc. sponsors a 401(k) program, and a fair number of employees use this option to save for their retirement. Perks cover health insurance for the vast majority of workers and dental coverage for nearly all respondents. The list of perks also includes a company cell phone, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, relocation expenses, and gym membership.