When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $115K annually) can be spotted in Kansas City, Mo.; Los Angeles, Calif. ($76K), Lenexa, Kan. (about $72K), and Houston, Texas ($69K) are the next top-paying cities. Phoenix, Ariz. is one of the lowest-paid cities, with earnings averaging around $63K. U.S. pay levels are highest in the state of Missouri; salaries there average to $103K per year.
Years of Experience
For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to $79K annually. Overall, the greater share of Peter Kiewit Sons', Inc. folks have one to four years of experience and earn an average $63K per year.
Bringing in the most money are Construction Superintendents — their earnings average $85K annually. Project Engineers are a close second at about $84K along with Electrical Engineers (around $73K) and Structural Engineers (approximately $67K). Construction Field Engineers at Peter Kiewit Sons', Inc. do not see much in the way of financial compensation and represent one of the lower-paid positions ($61K on average) at the company.
Certifications and Degrees
ACI Concrete Certifications receive bigger paychecks (about $98K per year) than those without credentials. Acquiring certification to be a Certified Professional Engineer is rewarded with median pay of around $97K annually. At Peter Kiewit Sons', Inc., employees who hold a Bachelor's Degree receive the highest salaries at $84K.
When it comes to skills, Safety Compliance seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of $76K per year. A relatively widespread skill at Peter Kiewit Sons', Inc. is Microsoft Excel; approximately one in three of employees use it for work. Many workers usually know Project Management, Construction Estimating, and Microsoft Office as well.
Benefits and Perks
A fair number of workers participate in the company's 401(k) retirement savings plan. For the vast majority of survey participants, benefits include health insurance, and almost all respondents get dental coverage, too. Employees can also look forward to a subsidized cell phone, life insurance, relocation expenses, tuition reimbursement, and gym membership.