The highest paychecks go to Engineering Project Managers, who earn an average approximately $160K per year, closely trailed by Project Engineers ($113K), Contracts Managers ($97K), and Process Engineers (about $93K). Financial compensation for Project Control Specialists is rather low — on average only $66K — relative to the rest of the company.
Years of Experience
Survey participants who have worked at Fluor Corporation for between five and 10 years earn around $77K annually on average. Between the one and five year mark, median pay is approximately $64K per year. The greater proportion of employees (29 percent) report 20 years or more of experience and bring home median pay of $124K annually.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($117K per year) can be spotted in Aliso Viejo, Calif.; Houston, Texas (about $107K), New Orleans, La. (around $98K), and Sugar Land, Texas ($96K) are the next top-paying cities. Expected earnings are below average (around $59K) in Austin, Texas, one of the lowest-paid cities. By state, California offers the highest pay at about $114K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
Being a Professional Engineer License Holder certainly has its perks — salaries approach $151K per year and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. On average, salaries rise to approximately $121K annually for accredited Project Management Professionals. Fluor Corporation workers who hold a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) are also well compensated, earning $150K on average.
The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Chemical Process Engineering; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of $113K per year. Project Management is considered a run-of-the-mill skill; approximately one in four of Fluor Corporation's people use it regularly. Many workers usually know Microsoft Excel, Engineering Design, and Microsoft Office as well.
Benefits and Perks
A 401(k) program is available, and a large number of respondents use it to save for retirement. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for a large number of survey participants, and a solid majority of employees report receiving dental coverage as well. Fluor Corporation employees also enjoy perks such as life insurance, a company cell phone, flexible hours, a casual working environment, and tuition reimbursement.