Construction Project Managers represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at $117K annually — though Commercial Construction Superintendents, Safety Managers, and Project Engineers also do fairly well at about $84K, $75K, and around $72K, respectively. Earning only $56K on average, Field Engineers make less than most people in the company.
Years of Experience
Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average salaries of approximately $75K per year. The largest slice of the Turner Construction Company workforce (31 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns, on average, $61K annually.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($96K per year) can be spotted in Los Angeles, Calif.; Washington, DC (approximately $80K), New York, N.Y. ($79K), and Chicago, Ill. (around $77K) are the next top-paying cities. Expected earnings are below average (about $60K) in Dallas, Texas, one of the lowest-paid cities. Turner Construction Company workers in New York earn the most — $82K annually on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Project Management Professionals earn $127K per year, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. On average, salaries rise to $108K annually for accredited Certified Safety Managers. The best paid folks at Turner Construction Company have a Bachelor's Degree, Construction Management, earning approximately $130K per year.
When it comes to skills, Budget Management seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of about $83K annually. A relatively widespread skill at Turner Construction Company is Project Management; two in five of employees use it for work. Construction Estimating, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft Office were also reported by many survey participants.
Benefits and Perks
The benefits packages at Turner Construction Company can sometimes lack paid time off; two in five workers get paid vacation days, and 19 percent receive paid sick leave. To plan for old age, most survey participants maintain savings accounts through the company's 401(k) plan. Health insurance is part of the package for the vast majority of respondents, and for a large number of employees, dental coverage is too. Some other perks are a subsidized cell phone, tuition reimbursement, life insurance, and gym membership.