Nearing the top of the pay scale are Information Technology Managers, IT Enterprise Architects, Operations Managers, and Principal Mechanical Engineers; while the first receives the highest median pay at about $131K, the other salaries come in at $118K, around $108K, and $91K, respectively. DTE Energy Co hands out some of the smallest paychecks to Financial Analysts (approximately $40K).
Years of Experience
Respondents who have been working for five to nine years tend to make $83K. For those with one to four years of experience, paychecks typically reach about $61K. The greater proportion of employees (50 percent) report 20 years or more of experience and bring home $94K per year.
Residents of Ann Arbor pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is $92K annually; other top-paying cities include the company's headquarter city of Detroit (approximately $90K) and Monroe (around $80K).
Certifications and Degrees
Being a Certified Six Sigma Green Belt certainly has its perks — salaries approach $112K and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. Acquiring certification to be a Certified Safety Professional is rewarded at $104K per year. DTE Energy Co workers who hold a Master of Business Administration (MBA) are also well compensated, earning approximately $115K on average.
Employees who count Operations Management among their skills tend to enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is about $115K. One of the more prevalent skills at DTE Energy Co is Microsoft Excel, with just under one-fifth considering it a key competency. Project Management, Microsoft Office, and Microsoft Word were also reported by many survey participants.
Benefits and Perks
Tending toward generosity, DTE Energy Co provides paid vacation to a majority of workers and sick leave to a little over a half of workers. It's easy to build up retirement reserves here with programs such as a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. Perks cover health insurance for the vast majority of workers and dental coverage for the greater part of workers. Privileges also include life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and a casual working environment.