Years of Experience
Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make $59K per year on average. Survey participants who have worked at Ameren Corp for between five and 10 years earn $75K annually on average. The greater proportion of employees (28 percent) report 10-19 years of experience and bring home median pay of $91K per year.
The highest average salaries go to Civil Engineers, who bring in close to about $86K annually, though Training Managers are not far behind at approximately $84K along with Security Analysts (around $83K) and Mechanical Engineers ($81K). Customer Service Supervisors are among the lowest paid at a median salary of $65K.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $76K per year) can be spotted in Columbia, Mo.; the company's headquarter city of St. Louis, Mo. (around $76K), Peoria, Ill. (about $73K), and Springfield, Ill. ($71K) are the next top-paying cities. Decatur, Ill. is one of the lowest-paid cities, with earnings averaging approximately $71K. By state, the highest pay levels are found in Missouri, where the average Ameren Corp employee makes $78K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
Monetary compensation comes to $115K per year for Professional Engineer License Holders, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. Earning a General Journeyman Electrician certification garners significant financial rewards of $108K annually on average. Those with a Master of Mechanical Engineering (MME) at Ameren Corp come out on top, and their salaries approach about $95K per year.
The highest-paying skill to have may be Autodesk AutoCAD; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of around $97K annually. It's pretty common to find people here who know Project Management; over a third consider it a key competency. Key skills also include Engineering Design, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft Office.
Benefits and Perks
Benefits packages do tend to lack paid time off; Ameren Corp gives paid vacation days to 42 percent and sick leave to 30 percent. With an eye toward the future, Ameren Corp offers several choices in retirement planning such as a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. Ameren Corp provides health insurance to the vast majority of workers, and a large number of employees do receive dental coverage. Perks also include life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and a company cell phone.