Median pay is highest in Springfield (approximately $139K per year), followed by Fulton ($94K), Decatur (around $88K), and Macomb ($85K). High paychecks are not found in St. Louis; in fact, at $79K it is one of the worst-paid cities. U.S. pay levels are highest in the state of Illinois; salaries there average to about $93K annually.
Years of Experience
For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay generally amounts to $72K. Between the one and five year mark, pay is typically $66K. Overall, the greater share of Ameren Corp folks have 10-19 years of experience and earn around $89K per year.
Operations Supervisors earn the highest median pay at $109K, followed by Utilities Superintendents (approximately $104K), Information Technology Project Managers (about $92K), and Mechanical Engineers (around $81K). On the lower end are Electrical Engineers at about $71K.
Certifications and Degrees
Project Management Professionals earn $90K, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. Acquiring certification to be a Professional Engineer License Holder is rewarded at approximately $83K annually. The highest-paying degree here is a Master of Business Administration (MBA); Ameren Corp awards $120K to these degree-holders.
Skill-wise, employees who report Leadership as part of the toolkit report the most money, earning $94K on average. Project Management also popped up often in the survey as an important skill; roughly one-half of employees surveyed report using it at work. Many workers usually know Microsoft Office, Engineering Design, and Microsoft Excel as well.
Men make up the majority of employees in a male-to-female ratio of more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
Only a third of workers receive paid vacation and sick leave. 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. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for nearly all workers, and a solid majority of workers report receiving dental coverage as well. Perks also include life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and a company cell phone.