Program Project Managers represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at $110K annually — though Civil Engineers, Security Analysts, and Project Engineers also do fairly well at $86K, about $83K, and around $73K, respectively. Financial compensation for Customer Service Representatives is rather low — on average only $43K — relative to the rest of the company.
Years of Experience
Between the one and five year mark, median pay is approximately $60K per year. Survey participants who have worked at Ameren Corp for between five and 10 years earn $75K annually on average. The largest fraction of Ameren Corp people (32 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and earn around $88K per year on average.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($82K annually) can be spotted in Peoria, Ill.; the company's headquarter city of St. Louis, Mo. ($76K), Springfield, Ill. (approximately $76K), and Decatur, Ill. (about $67K) are the next top-paying cities. By state, Ameren Corp employees make the most in Missouri, earning $79K per year on average.
Certifications and Degrees
General Journeyman Electricians receive bigger paychecks (about $108K annually) than those without credentials. Professional Engineer License Holders also rank high on the pay scale, with expected average earnings of approximately $102K per year. It pays to have a Master of Science (MS) at Ameren Corp — these employees make the most at around $100K annually.
The highest-paying skill to have may be People Management; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of $102K per year. A garden variety skill at Ameren Corp is Project Management; more than a third of Ameren Corp's people use it regularly. Other top skills include Engineering Design, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft Office.
Benefits and Perks
Ameren Corp lets only 37 percent take paid vacation and only 29 percent take sick leave. It's easy to build up retirement reserves here with programs such as a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. Nearly all workers have health insurance, and benefits for a large number of respondents also include dental insurance. Ameren Corp folks also make good use of tuition reimbursement, life insurance, and a subsidized cell phone.