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.