Years of Experience
Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make around $66K annually on average. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of CenterPoint Energy, Inc. employees (35 percent) have one to four years of experience and earn approximately $61K per year on average.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($71K annually) can be spotted in Minneapolis, Minn.; Houston, Texas (about $69K), Shreveport, La. ($51K), and Little Rock, Ark. ($42K) are the next top-paying cities. The highest pay by state can be found in Minnesota, where salaries average out at around $68K per year.
Project Engineers are the best paid with the average salary hovering at $66K annually; IT Business Analysts and Field Service Technicians also rank near the top of the list, pulling in about $65K and approximately $56K, respectively.
Certifications and Degrees
Those with a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) at CenterPoint Energy, Inc. come out on top, and their salaries approach $172K per year.
The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Strategic Planning; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of $109K annually. Microsoft Excel is a popular skill in the CenterPoint Energy, Inc. workforce; about one in three of those surveyed report putting it to use in their jobs. Microsoft Office, Financial Analysis, and Project Management are also desirable skills.
Benefits and Perks
Only 42 percent enjoy paid vacation days and paid sick time — a rather disappointing finding. Almost all workers allocate some part of their earnings to the company-sponsored 401(k) savings plan. At CenterPoint Energy, Inc., nearly all workers have health insurance, and almost all employees have dental coverage. CenterPoint Energy, Inc. also dishes out privileges such as a subsidized cell phone, a casual working environment, tuition reimbursement, and flexible hours.