Average Salary for Peter Kiewit Sons', Inc. Employees

An average Peter Kiewit Sons', Inc. employee can expect to make $70K per year. Though geography and what you do at the company are influential salary factors for those at Peter Kiewit Sons', Inc., your experience level turns out to have the greatest impact on paycheck size. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Mining, Construction, Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction

Source: Freebase

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.

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