Average Salary for DTE Energy Co Employees

Detroit, Mich.-based DTE Energy Co hires for positions ranging from Financial Analyst to IT Enterprise Architect in the electric services industry. Employees at DTE Energy Co make $84K annually on average. For the most part, employee paychecks at DTE Energy Co fluctuate depending on what you do at the company; how long you've been working and where you live also matter, but to a lesser degree. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

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Employer: DTE Energy Co
Average Salary Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
National Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
[-]Power Plant Operator (3)
$35,891 - $78,000  
[-]Power Plant Operator (3)
Bonus$447.83 - $7,367  
Total Pay$35,891 - $78,000  
[+]Operations Manager (2)
$72,793 - $176,823  
[+]Operations Manager (2)
Salary$65,431 - $150,191  
Bonus$3,557 - $27,296  
Total Pay$72,793 - $176,823  
[+]Chief Strategist (2)
$70,353 - $162,579  
[+]Chief Strategist (2)
Salary$67,094 - $143,544  
Bonus$3,460 - $32,185  
Total Pay$70,353 - $162,579  
[+]Executive Assistant (2)
$32,117 - $70,244  
[+]Executive Assistant (2)
Salary$33,446 - $66,265  
Bonus$479.86 - $7,210  
Total Pay$32,117 - $70,244  
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XPrecise ranges are calculated based on validated data submitted by employees in this job at this company.
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 7 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 80
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About This Company

Detroit, Michigan 48226

Electric Services

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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.

Key Stats for DTE Energy Co


27 %
73 %
$43,687 - $77,987
$61,813 - $112,601
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 22 votes.

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