When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($115K annually) can be spotted in Kansas City, Mo.; Lenexa, Kan. ($79K), Los Angeles, Calif. (about $72K), and Houston, Texas (around $71K) are the next top-paying cities. Phoenix, Ariz. is near the bottom for pay at $64K. Peter Kiewit Sons', Inc. workers in Missouri earn the most — approximately $103K per year on average.
Years of Experience
Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make $63K annually on average. The largest fraction of Peter Kiewit Sons', Inc. people (31 percent) have been working for five to nine years and earn $76K per year on average.
Construction Superintendents are the best paid with the average salary hovering at about $79K annually; Project Engineers, Electrical Engineers, and Field Engineers also rank near the top of the list, pulling in approximately $74K, around $73K, and $65K, respectively. Civil Engineers make an average about $61K, close to the bottom of the company pay scale.
Certifications and Degrees
Certified Professional Engineers have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at around $97K per year. Becoming a Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Specialist can certainly pay off here; those folks make $95K on average. Peter Kiewit Sons', Inc. compensates Bachelor's Degree-holders the most at $84K annually.
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 $82K per year. Project Management is considered a run-of-the-mill skill; more than a third of Peter Kiewit Sons', Inc.'s people use it regularly. Many workers are also familiar with Microsoft Excel, Construction Estimating, and Microsoft Office.
Men make up the majority of employees who took the survey in a male-to-female ratio of more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
A strong majority of workers take advantage of the 401(k) plan that Peter Kiewit Sons', Inc. sponsors. Peter Kiewit Sons', Inc. provides health insurance to the vast majority of respondents, and almost all workers do receive dental coverage. Peter Kiewit Sons', Inc. folks also make good use of a subsidized cell phone, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, relocation expenses, and gym membership.