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Average Salary for Peter Kiewit Sons', Inc. Employees

An average Peter Kiewit Sons', Inc. employee can expect to make $66K per year. Though your role at the company and where you live do impact pay, your experience level is the primary influence on employee salary at Peter Kiewit Sons', Inc. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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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
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National Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
[-]Project Engineer (21)
$54,152 - $94,687  
[-]Project Engineer (21)
Salary$54,152 - $92,715  
Bonus$320.42 - $6,239  
Profit Disbursement$721 - $10,709  
Total Pay$54,152 - $94,687  
[+]Field Engineer (18)
$56,655 - $73,673  
[+]Field Engineer (18)
Salary$54,892 - $72,640  
Bonus$492.34 - $9,788  
Total Pay$56,655 - $73,673  
[+]Construction Superintendent (17)
$61,539 - $94,273  
[+]Construction Superintendent (17)
Salary$60,777 - $94,272  
Bonus$739 - $11,499  
Profit Disbursement$757 - $9,833  
Total Pay$61,539 - $94,273  
[+]Civil Engineer (13)
$51,109 - $82,968  
[+]Civil Engineer (13)
Salary$51,109 - $76,544  
Profit Disbursement$610 - $8,097  
Total Pay$51,109 - $82,968  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 29 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 268

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United States of America 


Mining, Construction, Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction

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Years of Experience

Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make approximately $61K annually on average. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (32 percent) have been working for five to nine years and make $72K per year on average.


Construction Project Managers represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at about $115K annually — though Electrical Engineers, Construction Superintendents, and Project Engineers also do fairly well at around $87K, $72K, and $68K, respectively. With salaries averaging $60K, Civil Engineers are among the lowest paid at Peter Kiewit Sons', Inc.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($80K per year) can be spotted in Houston, Texas; Minneapolis, Minn. (approximately $75K), Denver, Colo. ($73K), and Vancouver, Wash. (about $67K) are the next top-paying cities. Approaching the lower end of the pay scale (at around $62K) is Omaha, Neb. Across Peter Kiewit Sons', Inc.'s U.S. offices, employees in the state of Minnesota earn the most, taking home $75K annually.

Certifications and Degrees

Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Project Management Professionals, who make about $105K per year. Earning an ACI Concrete Certification certification garners significant financial rewards of around $91K annually on average. Regarding salaries and education, Peter Kiewit Sons', Inc. pays those with a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Technology (IT) the most — approximately $113K.


When it comes to skills, Contractor Management seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of $91K per year. It's pretty common to find people here who know Project Management; roughly one in three consider it a key competency. Construction Estimating, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft Office are also desirable skills.


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

Paid time off is hard to come by at Peter Kiewit Sons', Inc.; the company rewards only 45 percent with paid vacation time and only one in four survey participants with sick leave. A large number of employees plan for retirement by taking advantage of the company-sponsored 401(k) program. At Peter Kiewit Sons', Inc., the vast majority of employees have health insurance, and nearly all survey participants have dental coverage. Peter Kiewit Sons', Inc. also dishes out privileges such as a subsidized cell phone, life insurance, relocation expenses, and tuition reimbursement.

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Key Stats for Peter Kiewit Sons', Inc.


18 %
82 %
$44,621 - $70,550
$55,054 - $87,268
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 68 votes.
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