Years of Experience
For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to $80K annually. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (34 percent) have been working for one to four years and make approximately $63K per year on average.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($103K annually) can be spotted in Kansas City, Mo.; Los Angeles, Calif. ($75K), Lenexa, Kan. (around $74K), and Denver, Colo. (about $70K) are the next top-paying cities. Those interested in increasing earning potential should avoid the city of Phoenix, Ariz. — at around $63K, salaries are some of the lowest in the country. Across Peter Kiewit Sons', Inc.'s U.S. offices, employees in the state of Missouri earn the most, taking home approximately $90K per year.
Nearing the top of the pay scale are Construction Superintendents, Commercial Construction Superintendents, Project Engineers, and Electrical Engineers; while the first receives the highest median pay at $93K annually, the other salaries come in at $86K, $79K, and about $73K, respectively. Earning only around $61K on average, Construction Field Engineers make less than most people in the company.
Certifications and Degrees
Monetary compensation comes to $99K per year for ACI Concrete Certifications, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. On average, salaries rise to $94K annually for accredited Certified Professional Engineers. The highest-paying degree here is a Bachelor's Degree; Peter Kiewit Sons', Inc. awards approximately $84K to these degree-holders.
In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Contractor Management; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of $77K per year. It's pretty common to find people here who know Microsoft Excel; close to a third consider it a key competency. Many workers usually know Project Management, Construction Estimating, and Microsoft Office as well.
Benefits and Perks
A solid majority of workers plan for retirement by taking advantage of the company-sponsored 401(k) program. Nearly all employees receive health insurance, and almost all survey participants get dental coverage. A few more workplace perks are a subsidized cell phone, relocation expenses, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and company car / automobile.