Years of Experience
Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make around $60K annually on average. For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to approximately $75K per year. The largest slice of the Ameren Corp workforce (29 percent) has been working for 10-19 years and earns, on average, $92K annually.
Earning $86K per year on average, Civil Engineers receive the most money, followed by Security Analysts (about $83K), Mechanical Engineers ($81K), and Project Engineers (about $73K). Ameren Corp hands out some of the smallest paychecks to Power Distributors ($63K on average).
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($76K annually) can be spotted in the company's headquarter city of St. Louis, Mo.; Springfield, Ill. (around $76K), Peoria, Ill. (approximately $73K), and Decatur, Ill. ($71K) are the next top-paying cities. By state, the highest pay levels are found in Missouri, where the average Ameren Corp employee makes about $80K per year.
Certifications and Degrees
Professional Engineer License Holders earn $115K annually, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. Earning a General Journeyman Electrician certification garners significant financial rewards of $108K per year on average. The best paid folks at Ameren Corp have a Master of Mechanical Engineering (MME), earning $95K annually.
When it comes to skills, employees who report People Management among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of approximately $102K per year. It's pretty common to find people here who know Project Management; more than a third consider it a key competency. Other skills in demand are Engineering Design, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft Office.
Benefits and Perks
Paid time off is in short supply here, with only half of workers receiving paid vacation and 35 percent receiving paid sick days. Employees can save for retirement by joining one of several savings plans such as a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. Perks cover health insurance for almost all survey participants and dental coverage for most workers. Additional benefits of working here are life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and a subsidized cell phone.