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Average Salary for Peter Kiewit Sons', Inc. Employees

A typical Peter Kiewit Sons', Inc. employee can expect to make $66K per year. Peter Kiewit Sons', Inc. paychecks are largely negotiated based on your job title, though your experience level and your city are also considered. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Peter Kiewit Sons', Inc. typically pays:
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Employer: Peter Kiewit Sons', Inc.
Average Salary Range by Job
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[-]Project Engineer (17)
$52,388 - $79,391  
[-]Project Engineer (17)
Salary$52,388 - $75,451  
Bonus$218.97 - $5,329  
Profit Disbursement$689 - $10,405  
Total Pay$52,388 - $79,391  
[+]Construction Superintendent (15)
$61,916 - $104,588  
[+]Construction Superintendent (15)
Salary$60,111 - $92,738  
Bonus$378.31 - $8,172  
Profit Disbursement$846 - $10,827  
Total Pay$61,916 - $104,588  
[+]Civil Engineer (13)
$51,109 - $82,968  
[+]Civil Engineer (13)
Salary$51,109 - $75,426  
Bonus$207.48 - $2,970  
Profit Disbursement$574 - $8,739  
Total Pay$51,109 - $82,968  
[+]Field Engineer (13)
$55,750 - $74,689  
[+]Field Engineer (13)
Salary$53,936 - $73,250  
Bonus$482.56 - $10,402  
Total Pay$55,750 - $74,689  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 7 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 238
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Construction Project Managers earn the highest median pay at $127K, followed by Construction Superintendents (approximately $73K), Electrical Engineers ($68K), and Project Engineers (about $64K). Near the bottom at Peter Kiewit Sons', Inc. are Civil Engineers, pulling in just $59K.

Years of Experience

Between the one and five year mark, pay is typically around $59K. By and large, the biggest segment of Peter Kiewit Sons', Inc.'s workforce (31 percent) have been working for five to nine years and take home $70K annually.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($94K per year) can be spotted in Houston; Denver (about $74K), Los Angeles (approximately $72K), and Kansas City ($69K) are the next top-paying cities. At around $61K, Omaha is home to some of the lowest pay in the country. By state, Peter Kiewit Sons', Inc. pays its California employees the most; the pay rate there is $74K annually.

Certifications and Degrees

Monetary compensation comes to $104K for Professional Engineer License Holders, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. Project Management Professionals also rank high on the pay scale, with expected earnings of approximately $93K per year. It pays to have a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Technology (IT) at Peter Kiewit Sons', Inc. — these employees make the most at $113K annually.


The highest paying skill to have in this role seems to be Contractor Management; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of around $87K. A garden variety skill at Peter Kiewit Sons', Inc. is Project Management; just under one in three of Peter Kiewit Sons', Inc.'s people use it regularly. Employees also tend to know Construction Estimating, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft Office.


Men make up the majority of employees in a male-to-female ratio of more than 3 to 1.

Benefits and Perks

The benefits packages at Peter Kiewit Sons', Inc. can sometimes lack paid time off; half of workers get paid vacation days, and 29 percent receive paid sick leave. To plan for old age, a strong majority of workers maintain savings accounts through the company's 401(k) plan. Almost all workers report having health insurance, and the vast majority of workers report having dental coverage. Privileges also include a subsidized cell phone, life insurance, relocation expenses, and tuition reimbursement.

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Vacation Weeks
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19 %

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81 %

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$45,275 - $68,637
$54,348 - $86,320

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