Years of Experience
Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average salaries of $79K per year. The largest slice of the Peter Kiewit Sons', Inc. workforce (35 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns, on average, around $63K annually.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($103K per year) can be spotted in Kansas City, Mo.; Lenexa, Kan. (approximately $77K), Los Angeles, Calif. ($74K), and Denver, Colo. (about $69K) are the next top-paying cities. Phoenix, Ariz. ranks low on the pay scale — at approximately $63K, it is one of the lowest-paid cities. By state, the highest pay levels are found in Missouri, where the average Peter Kiewit Sons', Inc. employee makes $90K annually.
The highest average salaries go to Construction Superintendents, who bring in close to $93K per year, though Commercial Construction Superintendents are not far behind at about $86K along with Project Engineers ($79K) and Electrical Engineers (around $73K). Peter Kiewit Sons', Inc. hands out some of the smallest paychecks to Civil Engineers ($62K on average).
Certifications and Degrees
Monetary compensation comes to around $94K annually for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Specialists, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. On average, salaries rise to approximately $93K per year for accredited Certified Professional Engineers. Those with a Bachelor's Degree at Peter Kiewit Sons', Inc. come out on top, and their salaries approach $84K annually.
The highest-paying skill to have may be Contractor Management; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of about $77K per year. Folks here also tend to know Microsoft Excel; on the survey, over a third of workers named it in their skills portfolios. Employees also tend to round out their skills sets with Project Management, Construction Estimating, and Microsoft Office.
Benefits and Perks
A solid majority of survey participants contribute to 401(k) savings accounts sponsored by the firm. Health insurance is part of the package for the vast majority of survey participants, and for almost all employees, dental coverage is too. Perks also include a company cell phone, life insurance, relocation expenses, tuition reimbursement, and company car / automobile.