Years of Experience
For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach approximately $65K per year. For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to $74K annually. Overall, the greater share of Ameren Corp folks have 10-19 years of experience and earn an average $83K per year.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($94K annually) can be spotted in Fulton, Mo.; Decatur, Ill. (around $75K), the company's headquarter city of St. Louis, Mo. (about $71K), and Peoria, Ill. (around $62K) are the next top-paying cities. Pay rates in the United States are highest in the state of Illinois, where they average to about $85K per year.
Nearing the top of the pay scale are Information Technology Project Managers, Mechanical Engineers, Project Engineers, and Business Process Analysts; while the first receives the highest median pay at approximately $92K annually, the other salaries come in at $81K, $81K, and $80K, respectively. With salaries averaging about $64K, Civil Engineering Staff Engineers are among the lowest paid at Ameren Corp.
Certifications and Degrees
Project Management Professionals receive bigger paychecks (approximately $92K per year) than those without credentials. CompTIA Security+ Experts with credentials can live quite comfortably; median salaries come in at around $90K annually. At Ameren Corp, employees who hold a Bachelor of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering (ME) receive the highest salaries at $110K.
In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Safety Compliance; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of $84K per year. Project Management is considered a run-of-the-mill skill; just over two-fifths of Ameren Corp's people use it regularly. Employees also tend to round out their skills sets with Engineering Design, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft Office.
Ameren Corp's employees who answered the questionnaire are more likely to be male — the male-to-female ratio is more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
Company compensation for vacation days and sick leave is awarded to only 31 percent. Ameren Corp workers get plenty of help saving for their golden years, with retirement savings options such as a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. At Ameren Corp, most employees have health insurance, and a large number of survey participants have dental coverage. Some other perks are tuition reimbursement, a company cell phone, and life insurance.