Years of Experience
Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make $61K annually on average. Overall, the greater share of Peter Kiewit Sons', Inc. folks have five to nine years of experience and earn an average around $72K per year.
Construction Project Managers represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at approximately $115K annually — though Electrical Engineers, Construction Superintendents, and Structural Engineers also do fairly well at about $87K, $73K, and $69K, respectively. With salaries averaging approximately $61K, Civil Engineers are among the lowest paid at Peter Kiewit Sons', Inc.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $80K per year) can be spotted in Houston, Texas; Denver, Colo. ($72K), Los Angeles, Calif. ($69K), and Vancouver, Wash. (around $67K) are the next top-paying cities. Those interested in increasing earning potential should avoid the city of Dallas, Texas — at $57K, salaries are some of the lowest in the country. By state, the highest compensation levels appear in California, where the average salary is around $75K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
Project Management Professionals are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to $105K per year. Earning an ACI Concrete Certification certification garners significant financial rewards of about $91K annually on average. The highest-paying degree here is a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Technology (IT); Peter Kiewit Sons', Inc. awards approximately $113K to these degree-holders.
The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Contractor Management; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of $89K per year. Folks here also tend to know Project Management; on the survey, slightly less than a third of workers named it in their skills portfolios. Employees also tend to know Construction Estimating, Microsoft Excel, 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
Benefits packages do tend to lack paid time off; Peter Kiewit Sons', Inc. gives paid vacation days to 45 percent and sick leave to one in four workers. A large number of respondents take advantage of the 401(k) plan that Peter Kiewit Sons', Inc. sponsors. Perks cover health insurance for the vast majority of respondents and dental coverage for almost all respondents. A few more workplace perks are a subsidized cell phone, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and relocation expenses.