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.