Years of Experience
Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make $64K per year on average. For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to around $74K annually. The largest slice of the Ameren Corp workforce (30 percent) has been working for 10-19 years and earns, on average, $89K per year.
Civil Engineers are the best paid with the average salary hovering at $86K annually; Security Analysts, Project Engineers, and Electrical Engineers also rank near the top of the list, pulling in about $83K, approximately $73K, and around $69K, respectively. Among the lower-paid positions at Ameren Corp are Customer Service Representatives — the median salary for this role approaches $43K.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($76K per year) can be spotted in the company's headquarter city of St. Louis, Mo.; Springfield, Ill. (about $76K), Peoria, Ill. (approximately $73K), and Decatur, Ill. ($66K) are the next top-paying cities. Across its U.S. offices, the state of Missouri pays Ameren Corp the most — about $79K annually on average.
Certifications and Degrees
General Journeyman Electricians are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to $108K per year. Earning a Project Management Professional certification garners significant financial rewards of $95K annually on average. Those with a Master of Science (MS) at Ameren Corp come out on top, and their salaries approach $100K per year.
In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be People Management; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of approximately $102K annually. Project Management is regularly seen around here; nearly one in three of those surveyed report it as a core competency. Employees also tend to know Engineering Design, Microsoft Office, and Microsoft Excel.
Benefits and Perks
Benefits packages do tend to lack paid time off; Ameren Corp gives paid vacation days to 43 percent and sick leave to a third of respondents. Employees looking to save up for old age can choose from several options including a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. Almost all employees report having health insurance, and most respondents report having dental coverage. Ameren Corp also dishes out privileges such as tuition reimbursement, life insurance, and a company cell phone.