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Average Salary for DTE Energy Co Employees

Headquartered in Detroit, Michigan, DTE Energy Co offers a range of employment opportunities in the electric services industry, from Financial Analyst to IT Enterprise Architect. DTE Energy Co generally pays its employees $84K annually. 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 geography also matter, but to a lesser degree. This report is based on responses to 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)
$36,425 - $77,841  
[-]Power Plant Operator (3)
Bonus$383.24 - $6,984  
Total Pay$36,425 - $77,841  
[+]Technical Consultant (2)
$66,550 - $194,760  
[+]Technical Consultant (2)
Bonus$1,297 - $24,185  
Total Pay$66,550 - $194,760  
[+]Information Technology (IT) Manager (2)
$89,710 - $202,758  
[+]Information Technology (IT) Manager (2)
Salary$87,828 - $164,095  
Bonus$4,484 - $34,941  
Total Pay$89,710 - $202,758  
[+]Executive Assistant (2)
$32,636 - $68,823  
[+]Executive Assistant (2)
Salary$33,649 - $65,193  
Bonus$443.03 - $6,763  
Total Pay$32,636 - $68,823  
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XWhen PayScale has limited employee-submitted data, we base estimated ranges on a broader set of relevant employee profiles to calculate the most accurate ranges for this job at this company.
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 7 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 85
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DTE Energy Co Details

Detroit, Michigan 48226

Electric Services

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Bringing in the most money are Information Technology Managers — their earnings average about $131K. IT Enterprise Architects are a close second at $118K along with Operations Managers ($108K) and Principal Mechanical Engineers (around $91K). DTE Energy Co hands out some of the smallest paychecks to Financial Analysts (approximately $40K).

Years of Experience

For those with at least five years experience, pay generally amounts to $83K. Between the one and five year mark, pay is typically about $61K. Overall, the greater share of DTE Energy Co folks have 20 years or more of experience and earn around $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 ($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. Bigger paychecks are awarded to Certified Safety Professional s with credentials; these people typically earn $104K per year. Those with a Master of Business Administration (MBA) at DTE Energy Co come out on top, and their salaries approach about $115K annually.


In this position, it pays to have Operations Management in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of around $115K. A relatively widespread skill at DTE Energy Co is Microsoft Excel; slightly less than a fifth of employees use it for work. Project Management, Microsoft Office, and Microsoft Word were also reported by many survey participants.

Benefits and Perks

A majority of workers receive paid vacation, and just over a half of workers can take sick days. Quite a few retirement plans are on offer at DTE Energy Co, including a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. DTE Energy Co provides health insurance to the vast majority of workers, and a solid majority of workers do receive dental coverage. DTE Energy Co also dishes out privileges such as life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and a casual working environment.

Key Stats

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
Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 22 votes.

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