Years of Experience
Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make approximately $67K per year on average. For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to about $77K annually. The greater proportion of employees (40 percent) report 10-19 years of experience and bring home median pay of $83K per year.
Information Technology Project Managers earn the highest median pay at $92K annually, followed by Mechanical Engineers (around $81K), Business Process Analysts ($80K), and Electrical Engineers (around $71K). Financial compensation for Civil Engineering Staff Engineers is rather low — on average only $64K — relative to the rest of the company.
Residents of Fulton, Mo. pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is $94K per year; other top-paying cities include Decatur, Ill. (about $75K) and the company's headquarter city of St. Louis, Mo. ($72K). The highest pay by state can be found in Illinois, where salaries average out at approximately $86K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
CompTIA Security+ Experts are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to $99K per year. Earning a Project Management Professional certification garners significant financial rewards of $92K annually on average. Ameren Corp workers who hold a Bachelor of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering (ME) are also well compensated, earning $110K on average.
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 around $84K per year. Folks here also tend to know Project Management; on the survey, just over two-fifths of workers named it in their skills portfolios. Employees also tend to round out their skills sets with Engineering Design, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft Office.
Employees who completed the survey skew strongly male, with a male-to-female ratio of more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
The company is somewhat lacking in the benefits department, and only 30 percent report compensation for sick days and vacation time. Those seeking to set aside retirement funds can rely on several savings options such as a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. Perks cover health insurance for the vast majority of respondents and dental coverage for a large number of employees. Perks also include tuition reimbursement, life insurance, and a company cell phone.