Years of Experience
Average pay is about $80K per year for those with five to nine years of experience. Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make $65K annually on average. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Areva employees (32 percent) have 20 years or more of experience and earn approximately $127K per year on average.
The highest paychecks go to Engineering Project Managers, who earn an average $107K annually, closely trailed by Nuclear Engineers (around $75K), Mechanical Engineers ($70K), and Electrical Engineers ($64K).
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $92K per year) can be spotted in Lynchburg, Va.; Columbia, Md. (about $76K), Richland, Wash. ($75K), and Aiken, S.C. ($64K) are the next top-paying cities. Across its U.S. offices, the state of Pennsylvania pays Areva the most — approximately $96K annually on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Project Management Professionals earn $108K per year, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. On average, salaries rise to approximately $100K annually for accredited Certified Professional Engineers. Areva workers who hold a Doctorate (PhD) are also well compensated, earning about $104K on average.
When it comes to skills, Project Management seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of $113K per year. A skill that is commonly seen around here is Engineering Design; about a fourth deem it necessary for work. Many workers are also familiar with Technical Analysis, ANSYS, and Microsoft Excel.
At Areva, 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
Paid time off is in short supply here, with only two in five employees receiving paid vacation and a third of respondents receiving paid sick days. Areva sponsors a 401(k) program, and a large number of employees use this option to save for their retirement. Almost all respondents can count on health insurance, and nearly all workers have dental coverage as a benefit. Some other perks are life insurance, tuition reimbursement, flexible hours, and a casual working environment.