Average Salary for DTE Energy Co Employees

Headquartered in Detroit, Mich., DTE Energy Co offers a range of employment opportunities in the electric services, from Buyer to Operations Supervisor. The median income for DTE Energy Co employees is $81K per year. Though your city and your experience level are influential salary factors for those at DTE Energy Co, your job title turns out to have the greatest impact on paycheck size. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Detroit, Michigan 48226

Electric Services

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Environmental Health & Safety Managers are the best paid with the average salary hovering at $95K annually; Senior Electrical Engineers, Operations Supervisors, and Mechanical Engineers also rank near the top of the list, pulling in $91K, about $91K, and around $86K, respectively. Policy Analysts at DTE Energy Co do not see much in the way of financial compensation and represent one of the lower-paid positions (approximately $41K on average) at the company.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($100K per year) can be spotted in Monroe, Mich.; Newport, Mich. ($87K), the company's headquarter city of Detroit, Mich. ($76K), and Ann Arbor, Mich. (about $51K) are the next top-paying cities. The highest pay by state can be found in California, where salaries average out at $95K annually.

Years of Experience

For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach approximately $62K per year. The largest fraction of DTE Energy Co people (29 percent) have been working for five to nine years and earn around $82K annually on average.

Certifications and Degrees

Professional Engineer License Holders receive bigger paychecks (about $118K per year) than those without credentials. Earning a Project Management Professional certification garners significant financial rewards of $97K annually on average. Employees who have a Bachelor of Engineering in Bachelor of Engineering (BEng / BE) make the most here, hauling in around $110K per year.


Employees who count Project Management among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is $81K annually. It's pretty common to find people here who know Microsoft Office; nearly one in four consider it a key competency. Other top skills include Microsoft Excel, Engineering Design, and Procurement.

Benefits and Perks

Just a third of respondents receive paid time off. The firm looks out for its employees by sponsoring assorted retirement savings plans such as a 401(k) plan and a defined benefit retirement plan. Most respondents can count on health insurance, and most workers have dental coverage as a benefit. Other privileges include life insurance, tuition reimbursement, a casual working environment, and a defined benefit retirement plan.

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Key Stats for DTE Energy Co


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$38,074 - $100,541
$54,000 - $95,382

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 17 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
$48,479 - $92,372
Bachelor of Science, Mechanical Engineering (BSME)
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