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Average Salary for DTE Energy Co Employees

DTE Energy Co is a electric services firm headquartered in Detroit, Mich. that hires for Electrical Engineer positions, Executive Assistant roles, and more. Compensation for DTE Energy Co employees is around $80K annually on average. What you do at the company influences pay for DTE Energy Co workers the most, followed by how long you've been working and where you live. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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DTE Energy Co typically pays:
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Detroit, Michigan 48226

Electric Services

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Principal Mechanical Engineers are the best paid with the average salary hovering at $91K per year; Chief Strategists, Network Engineers, and Electrical Engineers also rank near the top of the list, pulling in around $88K, approximately $74K, and $58K, respectively. Among the lower-paid positions at DTE Energy Co are Executive Assistants — the median salary for this role approaches about $45K.

Years of Experience

For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to $84K annually. Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make $62K per year on average. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (31 percent) have been working for 20 years or more and make $99K annually on average.


Residents of Monroe, Mich. pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is approximately $85K per year; other top-paying cities include the company's headquarter city of Detroit, Mich. ($85K) and Ann Arbor, Mich. (around $64K).

Certifications and Degrees

Being a Project Management Professional certainly has its perks — salaries approach about $120K annually and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. Becoming a Certified Professional Engineer can certainly pay off here; those folks make around $86K on average. At DTE Energy Co, employees who hold a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering (ME) receive the highest salaries at $99K.


Employees who count Operations Management among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is $130K per year. Project Management is regularly seen around here; close to one-fifth of those surveyed report it as a core competency. Other skills in demand are Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel, and Budget Management.

Benefits and Perks

45 percent have paid vacation, and only about 31 percent can take paid time off for illness. Most survey participants report contributing to a 401(k). Most workers can count on health insurance, and most respondents have dental coverage as a benefit. Some other perks are life insurance, a company cell phone, tuition reimbursement, and flexible hours.

Key Stats for DTE Energy Co


34 %
66 %
$40,390 - $71,216
$59,898 - $102,789
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.
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