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Average Salary for Turner Construction Company Employees

The average employee at Turner Construction Company takes home $72K per year. Your experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for Turner Construction Company workers, followed by your role at the company and where you live. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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How This Employer Pays

Turner Construction Company typically pays:
above market
Similar employers pay:
above market
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Employer: Turner Construction Company
Average Salary Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
National Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
[-]Project Engineer (23)
$59,741 - $113,926  
[-]Project Engineer (23)
Salary$58,982 - $110,647  
Bonus$1,490 - $3,575  
Total Pay$59,741 - $113,926  
[+]Construction Superintendent, Commercial (15)
$60,087 - $131,379  
[+]Construction Superintendent, Commercial (15)
Salary$59,739 - $128,802  
Bonus$1,007 - $9,714  
Total Pay$60,087 - $131,379  
[+]Project Manager, Construction (14)
$81,951 - $186,000  
[+]Project Manager, Construction (14)
Salary$80,000 - $181,000  
Bonus$976 - $15,566  
Profit Disbursement$881 - $7,712  
Total Pay$81,951 - $186,000  
[+]Field Engineer (13)
$51,197 - $64,809  
[+]Field Engineer (13)
Salary$50,588 - $64,760  
Bonus$517 - $17,116  
Total Pay$51,197 - $64,809  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 29 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 197

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New York City 


Construction management

Turner Construction

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Years of Experience

For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to $75K annually. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Turner Construction Company employees (32 percent) have one to four years of experience and earn approximately $61K 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 $117K annually — though Commercial Construction Superintendents, Civil Engineers, and Safety Managers also do fairly well at $84K, around $77K, and about $75K, respectively. Among the lower-paid positions at Turner Construction Company are Field Engineers — the median salary for this role approaches $56K.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($96K per year) can be spotted in Los Angeles, Calif.; New York, N.Y. (approximately $83K), Washington, DC (about $80K), and San Diego, Calif. (around $77K) are the next top-paying cities. On the lower end is Dallas, Texas at $60K. Turner Construction Company workers in New York earn the most — approximately $84K annually on average.

Certifications and Degrees

Project Management Professionals are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to about $127K per year. Earning a Certified Safety Manager certification garners significant financial rewards of $108K annually on average. Turner Construction Company compensates Bachelor's Degree, Construction Management-holders the most at around $130K per year.


The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be Budget Management; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of $83K annually. A garden variety skill at Turner Construction Company is Project Management; about two in five of Turner Construction Company's people use it regularly. Other top skills include Construction Estimating, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft Office.

Benefits and Perks

Two-fifths of respondents receive paid vacation, and only 18 percent get sick leave. Most respondents report contributing to a 401(k). The vast majority of employees report having health insurance, and a large number of survey participants report having dental coverage. Turner Construction Company folks also make good use of a subsidized cell phone, tuition reimbursement, life insurance, and gym membership.

Key Stats for Turner Construction Company


32 %
68 %
$42,874 - $77,296
$53,509 - $110,725
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 51 votes.
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