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.