Nearing the top of the pay scale are Construction Project Managers, Electrical Engineers, Construction Superintendents, and Project Engineers; while the first receives the highest median pay at $115K per year, the other salaries come in at $77K, $75K, and about $72K, respectively. Among the lower-paid positions at Peter Kiewit Sons', Inc. are Civil Engineers — the median salary for this role approaches approximately $59K.
Years of Experience
Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of around $74K annually. The largest fraction of Peter Kiewit Sons', Inc. people (31 percent) have been working for one to four years and earn approximately $63K per year on average.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($90K annually) can be spotted in Kansas City, Mo.; Lenexa, Kan. ($73K), Denver, Colo. (around $73K), and Los Angeles, Calif. ($73K) are the next top-paying cities. Omaha, Neb. is one of the lowest-paid cities, with earnings averaging about $68K. By state, Missouri offers the highest pay at $85K per year.
Certifications and Degrees
Professional Engineer License Holders are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to $108K annually. Project Management Professionals with credentials can live quite comfortably; median salaries come in at around $105K per year. The best paid folks at Peter Kiewit Sons', Inc. have a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering (EE), earning about $92K annually.
The highest-paying skill to have may be Job Scheduling; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of approximately $81K per year. A skill that is commonly seen around here is Project Management; about a third deem it necessary for work. Key skills also include Microsoft Excel, Construction Estimating, and Microsoft Office.
With a more than 3 to 1 male-to-female ratio, men represent the better half of Peter Kiewit Sons', Inc.'s employees who responded to the survey.
Benefits and Perks
35 percent have paid vacation, and only about one in five survey participants can take paid time off for illness. For employees looking to save up for their golden years, Peter Kiewit Sons', Inc. provides an optional 401(k) plan, and a large number of workers participate. Almost all workers can count on health insurance, and the vast majority of workers have dental coverage as a benefit. Privileges also include a company cell phone, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and gym membership.