A recent FMI analysis of more than 75,000 salary records for calendar year 2013 reveals that construction professionals’ pay indexes have increased more than 10 percent since 2008, but bonuses are down as much as 50 percent. Since 2009, the largest compensation increases for construction professionals have occurred in five job areas:
  • business development: up 16 percent;
  • project accounting: up 15 percent;
  • quality assurance: up 15 percent;
  • estimating: up 11 percent; and
  • BIM: up 11 percent.
The survey covered approximately 280 positions for the engineering and construction industries. The full white paper, “Post Recession Transformation,” is available at www.fminet.com.