Years of Experience
For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to around $75K per year. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Turner Construction Company employees (32 percent) have one to four years of experience and earn $61K annually on average.
Construction Project Managers rake in the most money, with average earnings of $111K per year; Commercial Construction Superintendents come in second with average earnings amounting to $84K, while Safety Managers and Project Engineers rank near the top as well (about $75K and approximately $72K, respectively). Near the bottom at Turner Construction Company are Field Engineers, pulling in an average of just $56K.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $96K annually) can be spotted in Los Angeles, Calif.; New York, N.Y. ($84K), Washington, DC ($80K), and Chicago, Ill. (approximately $77K) are the next top-paying cities. Those interested in increasing earning potential should avoid the city of Dallas, Texas — at about $61K, salaries are some of the lowest in the country. By state, the highest pay levels are found in New York, where the average Turner Construction Company employee makes $84K per year.
Certifications and Degrees
Project Management Professionals have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at $127K annually. Earning a Certified Safety Manager certification garners significant financial rewards of around $108K per year on average. Turner Construction Company workers who hold a Bachelor's Degree, Construction Management are also well compensated, earning $130K on average.
In this position, it pays to have Budget Management in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of approximately $89K annually. Project Management also popped up often in the survey as an important skill; roughly two-fifths of employees surveyed report using it at work. Employees also tend to round out their skills sets with Microsoft Excel, Construction Estimating, and Microsoft Office.
Benefits and Perks
Turner Construction Company lets only two in five employees take paid vacation and only 19 percent take sick leave. A large number of workers participate in the company's 401(k) retirement savings plan. For a large number of employees, benefits include health insurance, and most survey participants get dental coverage, too. Turner Construction Company folks also make good use of a company cell phone, tuition reimbursement, life insurance, and gym membership.