Years of Experience
For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to $18.83 per hour. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (48 percent) have been working for one to four years and make $15.00 per hour on average.
Construction Foremans represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at approximately $24.95 per hour — though Pipefitters, Welders, and Program Analysts also do fairly well at about $18.10, around $18.00, and $16.50, respectively. Electricians are among the lowest paid at a median salary of $16.14.
Certifications and Degrees
Being a Class A Commercial Driver License Holder certainly has its perks — salaries approach $24.95 per hour and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. Eastern Shipbuilding Group Inc workers who hold a B.A. in Bachelor of Arts (BA) are also well compensated, earning approximately $16.50 on average.
The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Microsoft Word; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of $24.52 per hour. A skill that is commonly seen around here is Blueprints; just under one in three deem it necessary for work. Some other standard skills here are Welding, Metal Inert Gas Welding, and Fluxed Core Arc Welding.
Benefits and Perks
Slightly more than half of workers allocate some part of their earnings to the company-sponsored 401(k) savings plan. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for most respondents, and the larger part of workers report receiving dental coverage as well. Employees can also look forward to a casual working environment and life insurance.