Average Salary for Peter Kiewit Sons', Inc. Employees

A salary of $66K annually is the going rate at Peter Kiewit Sons', Inc. What you do at the company is the biggest factor affecting pay for Peter Kiewit Sons', Inc. workers, followed by how long you've been working and your city. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

How This Employer Pays

Peter Kiewit Sons', Inc. typically pays:
above market
Similar employers pay:
above market
Employer: Peter Kiewit Sons', Inc.
Average Salary Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
National Data (?
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[-]Project Engineer (21)
$53,136 - $81,898  
[-]Project Engineer (21)
Salary$53,126 - $78,906  
Bonus$191.40 - $5,902  
Profit Disbursement$738 - $10,226  
Total Pay$53,136 - $81,898  
[+]Construction Superintendent (14)
$61,643 - $114,647  
[+]Construction Superintendent (14)
Salary$59,680 - $105,690  
Bonus$507 - $9,097  
Profit Disbursement$876 - $12,073  
Total Pay$61,643 - $114,647  
[+]Field Engineer (12)
$55,418 - $74,944  
[+]Field Engineer (12)
Salary$53,734 - $73,517  
Bonus$454.91 - $11,880  
Total Pay$55,418 - $74,944  
[+]Civil Engineer (12)
$50,656 - $83,750  
[+]Civil Engineer (12)
Salary$50,656 - $76,136  
Profit Disbursement$627 - $8,311  
Total Pay$50,656 - $83,750  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 7 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 242
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About This Company

United States of America 


Mining, Construction, Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction

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Typically, Construction Project Managers are the best paid with salaries hovering at about $127K; Construction Superintendents, Electrical Engineers, and Project Engineers also rank near the top of the list, pulling in $73K, $68K, and approximately $64K, respectively. On the lower end are Civil Engineers at around $59K.

Years of Experience

Between the one and five year mark, pay is typically $59K. Overall, the greater share of Peter Kiewit Sons', Inc. folks have five to nine years of experience and earn around $70K per year.


Median pay is highest in Houston ($94K annually), followed by Denver ($74K), Los Angeles (approximately $72K), and Kansas City ($69K). Omaha ranks low on the pay scale — at about $61K, it is one of the lowest-paid cities. Within the firm, employees working in California take home the most — $74K per year on average.

Certifications and Degrees

Professional Engineer License Holders receive bigger paychecks ($104K) than those without credentials. Bigger paychecks are awarded to Project Management Professionals with credentials; these people typically earn around $93K annually. Regarding salaries and education, Peter Kiewit Sons', Inc. pays those with a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Technology (IT) the most — $113K.


Employees who count Contractor Management among their skills tend to enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is about $87K. Project Management is a popular skill among Peter Kiewit Sons', Inc. workers, with just under a third of those surveyed reporting using it on the job. Some other standard skills here are Construction Estimating, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft Office.


At Peter Kiewit Sons', Inc., there are significantly more males than females — the male-to-female ratio is more than 3 to 1.

Benefits and Perks

Paid time off is scarce, with only about one-half of workers receiving paid vacation and just under one in three workers receiving sick leave. A solid majority of workers participate in the company's 401(k) retirement savings plan. The vast majority of workers can count on health insurance, and almost all workers have dental coverage as a benefit. Other privileges include a company cell phone, life insurance, relocation expenses, and tuition reimbursement.

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Key Stats for Peter Kiewit Sons', Inc.


19 %
81 %
$45,275 - $68,637
$54,348 - $86,320
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 72 votes.

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