When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $139K annually) can be spotted in Springfield, Ill.; Fulton, Mo. (approximately $94K), Decatur, Ill. ($75K), and the company's headquarter city of St. Louis, Mo. ($73K) are the next top-paying cities. Within the company, workers earn the highest salaries (an average of $91K per year) in Illinois.
Years of Experience
Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make around $76K annually on average. Between the one and five year mark, median pay is $67K per year. The largest fraction of Ameren Corp people (36 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and earn $83K annually on average.
Utilities Superintendents are the best paid with the average salary hovering at around $104K per year; Information Technology Project Managers, Mechanical Engineers, and Business Process Analysts also rank near the top of the list, pulling in approximately $92K, about $81K, and $80K, respectively. Ameren Corp hands out some of the smallest paychecks to Electrical Engineers (about $71K on average).
Certifications and Degrees
Monetary compensation comes to around $99K annually for CompTIA Security+ Experts, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. On average, salaries rise to $92K per year for accredited Project Management Professionals. Ameren Corp workers who hold a Bachelor of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering (ME) are also well compensated, earning approximately $110K on average.
When it comes to skills, ASP.NET seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of $83K annually. One of the more prevalent skills at Ameren Corp is Project Management, with about two-fifths considering it a key competency. Other top skills include Engineering Design, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft Office.
At Ameren Corp, there are significantly more males who responded to the survey than females — the male-to-female ratio is more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
28 percent receive paid vacation, and only a fifth of respondents get sick leave. Employees can save for retirement by joining one of several savings plans such as a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. Perks cover health insurance for almost all survey participants and dental coverage for a large number of employees. A few more workplace perks are tuition reimbursement, a subsidized cell phone, and life insurance.