Years of Experience
Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make $77K per year on average. The largest slice of the Peter Kiewit Sons', Inc. workforce (32 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns, on average, approximately $63K annually.
Construction Project Managers are awarded the highest paychecks, with compensation nearing $110K per year on average; Construction Superintendents are next on the list, bringing in close to $84K, followed by Electrical Engineers earning around $74K and Project Engineers making about $73K. Among the lower-paid positions at Peter Kiewit Sons', Inc. are Civil Engineers — the median salary for this role approaches $61K.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $90K annually) can be spotted in Kansas City, Mo.; Lenexa, Kan. (about $75K), Los Angeles, Calif. ($72K), and Houston, Texas ($71K) are the next top-paying cities. Those interested in increasing earning potential should avoid the city of Phoenix, Ariz. — at around $65K, salaries are some of the lowest in the country. Within the firm, employees working in California take home the most — $74K per year on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Specialists have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at $93K annually. On average, salaries rise to around $91K per year for accredited ACI Concrete Certifications. It pays to have a Bachelor of Science in Construction Engineering at Peter Kiewit Sons', Inc. — these employees make the most at $103K annually.
The highest-paying skill to have may be Contractor Management; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of about $84K per year. Folks here also tend to know Microsoft Excel; on the survey, over a third of workers named it in their skills portfolios. Other top skills include Project Management, Construction Estimating, and Microsoft Office.
At Peter Kiewit Sons', Inc., there are significantly more males who responded to the survey than females — the male-to-female ratio is more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
The benefits packages at Peter Kiewit Sons', Inc. can sometimes lack paid time off; 37 percent get paid vacation days, and one in six respondents receive paid sick leave. Most survey participants save for retirement through Peter Kiewit Sons', Inc.'s 401(k) plan. Nearly all workers report having health insurance, and the vast majority of employees report having dental coverage. Peter Kiewit Sons', Inc. employees also enjoy perks such as a company cell phone, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and relocation expenses.