When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($139K per year) can be spotted in Springfield, Ill.; Fulton, Mo. (around $94K), Decatur, Ill. ($81K), and the company's headquarter city of St. Louis, Mo. (about $77K) are the next top-paying cities. By state, Ameren Corp pays its Illinois employees the most; the pay rate there is $93K annually.
Years of Experience
Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make approximately $67K per year on average. Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of $76K annually. Overall, the greater share of Ameren Corp folks have 10-19 years of experience and earn an average about $83K per year.
Utilities Superintendents rake in the most money, with average earnings of around $104K annually; Information Technology Project Managers come in second with average earnings amounting to $92K, while Mechanical Engineers and Business Process Analysts rank near the top as well ($81K and approximately $80K, respectively). Electrical Engineers are among the lowest paid at a median salary of $70K.
Certifications and Degrees
Being a CompTIA Security+ Expert certainly has its perks — salaries approach $99K per year and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. Project Management Professionals with credentials can live quite comfortably; median salaries come in at $92K annually. The highest-paying degree here is a Master of Business Administration (MBA); Ameren Corp awards approximately $131K to these degree-holders.
When it comes to skills, employees who report Operations Management among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of around $84K per year. A relatively widespread skill at Ameren Corp is Project Management; just over two-fifths of employees use it for work. Many workers usually know Engineering Design, Microsoft Office, and Microsoft Excel as well.
Men make up the majority of employees who took the survey in a male-to-female ratio of more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
A lucky few (30 percent) are fortunate enough to be compensated for both vacation and sick time. The firm looks out for its employees by sponsoring assorted retirement savings plans such as a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. At Ameren Corp, a large number of survey participants have health insurance, and a large number of respondents have dental coverage. Some other perks are life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and a company cell phone.