Median pay is highest in Minneapolis ($72K per year), followed by Houston ($62K), Beaumont (about $59K), and Little Rock (approximately $58K). Lafayette is near the bottom for pay at around $49K. CenterPoint Energy, Inc. workers in Minnesota earn the most — $72K annually on average.
The highest average salaries go to Electrical Engineers, who bring in close to $63K, though Electrical Engineering Technologists are not far behind at $62K along with Project Engineers ($59K) and Marketing Consultants (around $59K). Among the lower-paid positions at CenterPoint Energy, Inc. are Operations Technicians — typical salaries for this role approach approximately $49K.
Years of Experience
For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to about $63K. The largest slice of the CenterPoint Energy, Inc. workforce (39 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns around $58K per year.
Certifications and Degrees
Monetary compensation comes to $95K for Certified Software Test Engineers, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. Earning a Class A Commercial Driver License Holder certification garners significant financial rewards of $79K annually. CenterPoint Energy, Inc. workers who hold a Bachelor's Degree are also well compensated, earning about $60K on average.
The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Scheduling; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of approximately $68K. A common skill in CenterPoint Energy, Inc.'s work force is Microsoft Excel; over a third of survey participants report using it on the job. A typical employee's toolkit also contains Microsoft Office, Project Management, and Microsoft Word.
Benefits and Perks
A majority of workers at CenterPoint Energy, Inc. earn paid vacation and paid sick time. Employees looking to save up for old age can choose from several options including a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. At CenterPoint Energy, Inc., the greater part of workers have health insurance, and a strong majority of workers have dental coverage. CenterPoint Energy, Inc. employees also enjoy perks such as a company cell phone, tuition reimbursement, and a casual working environment.