Bringing in the most money are Senior Electrical Engineers — their earnings average approximately $91K per year. Chief Strategists are a close second at $88K along with Web Analytics Specialists ($85K) and Senior Mechanical Engineers (around $80K). Earning only about $41K on average, Policy Analysts make less than most people in the company.
Years of Experience
Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make $65K annually on average. Overall, the greater share of DTE Energy Co folks have five to nine years of experience and earn an average $82K per year.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $97K annually) can be spotted in Monroe, Mich.; Newport, Mich. ($85K), the company's headquarter city of Detroit, Mich. (about $77K), and Ann Arbor, Mich. ($64K) are the next top-paying cities.
Certifications and Degrees
Professional Engineer License Holders receive bigger paychecks (around $118K per year) than those without credentials. Licensed Lawyers with credentials can live quite comfortably; median salaries come in at about $110K annually. The best paid folks at DTE Energy Co have a Master of Science (MS), earning $111K per year.
In this position, it pays to have Operations Management in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of around $100K annually. Project Management is a popular skill in the DTE Energy Co workforce; just under one in three of those surveyed report putting it to use in their jobs. Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel, and Engineering Design were also reported by many survey participants.
Benefits and Perks
The benefits packages at DTE Energy Co can sometimes lack paid time off; 35 percent get paid vacation days, and 22 percent receive paid sick leave. A strong majority of survey participants report contributing to a 401(k). Health insurance is part of the package for a large number of workers, and for a solid majority of employees, dental coverage is too. Perks also include life insurance, tuition reimbursement, a casual working environment, and a company cell phone.