The Culture At AECOM

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AECOM is a creative, transnational firm working with a focus and passion unrivaled in our industry. We are proud to provide our employees with exciting, challenging projects that transform the world.
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Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world , but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch.
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What We Offer When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world , but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch.
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We are driven by our passion to help others build their careers. This passion has resulted in AECOM being named one of the "World's Most Admired Companies" by Fortune Magazine.
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AECOM Overview

AECOM is a global provider of professional technical and management support services to a broad range of markets, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, water and government. With approximately 45,000 employees around the world, AECOM is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering solutions that create, enhance and sustain the world's built, natural, and social environments. A Fortune 500 company, AECOM serves clients in more than 150 countries and had revenue of $8.0 billion during the 12 months ended March 31, 2014.
The staff at AECOM come from unusually diverse demographic backgrounds. The company is 28.0% female and 43.5% ethnic minorities. Despite its diversity in other areas, AECOM employees are noticeably lacking in political diversity. It has an unusually high proportion of employees who are members of the Democratic Party, at 68.0%. Employees seem to enjoy working in an otherwise diverse workplace that is dominated by members of the Democratic Party. AECOM has great employee retention with staff members usually staying with the company for 5.0 years. The average employee at AECOM makes $67,972 per year, which is competitive for its industry and location. Some of its highest paying competitors, Fluor, HDR Engineering, and Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, pay $76,606, $70,657, and $66,532, respectively.
AECOM is an industry leader with 54,000 employees and an annual revenue of $13.2B that is headquartered in Los Angeles, CA.

The Organization’s Mission

To enhance and sustain the world's built, natural and social environments.

Industry

Professional Services

Revenue

$13.2B

Employees

54,000

Founded in

1990

Headquarters

Los Angeles, CA

Website

aecom.com

Organization Type

Public

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AECOM Employee Reviews

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What Do You Like About Working There?

I feel secure in what I am doing

What DON'T You Like About Working There?

low salary, repetitive, boring

What Are Your Favorite Benefits/Perks?

Relaxed hours
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What Do You Like About Working There?

Many opportunities to grow quickly if you have ambition.

What DON'T You Like About Working There?

No regard to COVID-19 Safety. Required to work in the office throughout pandemic.

What Are Your Favorite Benefits/Perks?

15 PTO days to start off, 20 PTO days after 5 years.
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What Do You Like About Working There?

Large company with aggressive goals.

What DON'T You Like About Working There?

Lack of qualified management, unprofessionalism

What Are Your Favorite Benefits/Perks?

Being connected with a large amount of resources
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What Do You Like About Working There?

My teams have been the best part of working here. I truly enjoy the support we provide each other.

What DON'T You Like About Working There?

Work-life balance

What Are Your Favorite Benefits/Perks?

Telework
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What Do You Like About Working There?

I like the pay , hours , fast paste , learning , and dealing with people.

What DON'T You Like About Working There?

Nothing

What Are Your Favorite Benefits/Perks?

Having a company paid rental car , and getting per diem pay everyday.
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The Team At AECOM

  • Michael Burke (Chairman and CEO)
  • Richard Newman (Founder)

AECOM Company Rankings

AECOM is ranked #51 on the Best Professional Companies to Work For in California list. Zippia's Best Places to Work lists provide unbiased, data-based evaluations of companies. Rankings are based on government and proprietary data on salaries, company financial health, and employee diversity.

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AECOM Salaries

How much does AECOM pay?
The national average salary for an AECOM employee in the United States is $67,972 per year. Employees in the top 10 percent can make over $107,000 per year, while employees at the bottom 10 percent earn less than $42,000 per year.
8.5
Salary Score
Average Employee Earnings

AECOM Salaries By Job Title

While AECOM employees earn an average yearly salary of $67,972, different roles can command different wages. Some of the positions that earn high wages at AECOM include Buyer, Construction Manager, Finance Analyst, and Project Manager. A typical Buyer salary at AECOM is $127,251 per year. Some of the other roles at AECOM are Material Handler and Quality Assurance Inspector. A worker with the title Material Handler at AECOM earns an average salary of $28,931 per year.
Job Title
Title
ascdesc
Average Salarydesc
Buyer
Salary Range115k - 140k$127k$127,251
Construction Manager
Salary Range96k - 122k$109k$108,779
Finance Analyst
Salary Range84k - 122k$102k$101,735
Project Manager
Salary Range83k - 119k$100k$100,018
Geologist
Salary Range75k - 99k$87k$86,534
Software Developer
Salary Range69k - 100k$84k$83,617
Environmental Planner
Salary Range67k - 92k$79k$78,710
Engineer
Salary Range69k - 87k$78k$78,371
Consultant
Salary Range69k - 87k$78k$78,062
Executive Assistant
Salary Range67k - 88k$77k$77,318
$55k
$140k

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AECOM Careers

On average, employees at AECOM stay with the company for 5.0 years. Employees most commonly join AECOM after leaving United States Army Corps of Engineers. When they leave AECOM, they most frequently get their next job at Dyncorp.

Average Length of Employment

Top Employers Before AECOM

11.0 %
6.7 %

Top Employers After AECOM

16.6 %

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AECOM Employee Demographics

9.9
Diversity Score
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AECOM Employees Education

Of the 54,000 employees at AECOM, 7.8% attended University of Maryland - College Park. Employees at AECOM most frequently majored in Business, and most employees’ highest level of education is a Bachelors.

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AECOM Employee Political Affiliation

AECOM employees are most likely to be members of the Democratic Party. The largest donation made to a political party by an AECOM employee was by Daniel Tishman. Daniel Tishman donated $58,700 to the Democratic Party.

Employee Political Donations

NameJob TitlePartyDonation
Daniel TishmanConstruction
ConstructionDemocratic Party
$58,700Democratic Party
John DionisioExecutive
ExecutiveDemocratic Party
$33,400Democratic Party
Enoch LipsonArchitect
ArchitectDemocratic Party
$23,050Democratic Party
DAN TishmanConstruction
ConstructionDemocratic Party
$19,800Democratic Party
Jack BaylisExecutive
ExecutiveDemocratic Party
$15,200Democratic Party
Carla ChristoffersonLawyer
LawyerDemocratic Party
$14,900Democratic Party
Clyde Baker JrEngineer
EngineerDemocratic Party
$12,344Democratic Party
James RoyerPresident/Chief Executive Officer
President/Chief Executive OfficerRepublican Party
$10,500Republican Party
Daniel DanielConstruction
ConstructionDemocratic Party
$10,000Democratic Party
Lessie PriceManager
ManagerDemocratic Party
$8,550Democratic Party
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AECOM Financial Performance

9.6
Performance Score
We calculated the performance score of companies by measuring multiple factors, including revenue, longevity, and stock market performance.

Revenue

> $1B

Founded in

1990

Organization type

Public

AECOM Financing Rounds

DateAmountSecurity Type
Invalid DateEquity
$37,619,999Equity

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AECOM Competitors

Based on our research, similar companies to AECOM are Fluor, HDR Engineering, and Skidmore, Owings & Merrill. The wages at Fluor average higher than the other similar companies, where the median salary is $76,606 per year. The employees at HDR Engineering earn an average yearly salary of $70,657 per year, and the salaries at Skidmore, Owings & Merrill average $66,532 per year.
Companydesc
Average Salarydesc
Fluor Corporation
Salary Range57k - 101k$77k$76,606
HDR Engineering
Salary Range56k - 88k$71k$70,657
Skidmore, Owings & Merrill
Salary Range54k - 81k$67k$66,532
Tetra Tech
Salary Range48k - 84k$64k$63,982
Perkins&Will
Salary Range50k - 77k$62k$62,278
$48k
$101k

Frequently Asked Questions about AECOM

When was AECOM founded?

AECOM was founded in 1990.

How many Employees does AECOM have?

AECOM has 54,000 employees.

How much money does AECOM make?

AECOM generates $13.2B in revenue.

What industry is AECOM in?

AECOM is in the professional services industry.

What is AECOM's mission?

AECOM's mission statement is "To enhance and sustain the world's built, natural and social environments."

What type of company is AECOM?

AECOM is a public company.

Who are AECOM's competitors?

AECOM competitors include Tetra Tech, Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, Fluor, Perkins&Will, HDR Engineering.

Who works at AECOM?

Michael Burke (Chairman and CEO)

Richard Newman (Founder)

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AECOM may also be known as or be related to AECOM, AECOM SA (Pty) Ltd. and Aecom.