Years of Experience
Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make $51K per year on average. Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make around $77K annually on average. Overall, the greater share of Georgia Power Company folks have 10-19 years of experience and earn an average $66K per year.
The highest paychecks go to Electrical Engineers, who earn approximately $74K annually on average, closely trailed by Financial Specialists (about $65K) and Nuclear Engineers ($59K).
Certifications and Degrees
Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Certified Professional Engineers, who make around $89K per year. Earning an Engineer in Training certification garners significant financial rewards of $60K annually on average. Georgia Power Company compensates Bachelor's Degree-holders the most at $60K per year.
The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Project Management; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of about $70K annually. Folks here also tend to know Microsoft Excel; on the survey, nearly one in four of workers named it in their skills portfolios. Employees also tend to round out their skills sets with Engineering Design, AutoCAD, and Financial Analysis.
Benefits and Perks
As for time away from work, Georgia Power Company does compensate the larger part of workers for vacation days, but only about half of workers can take paid time off due to illness. With an eye toward the future, Georgia Power Company offers several choices in retirement planning such as a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. Almost all survey participants report having health insurance, and a large number of workers report having dental coverage. Georgia Power Company folks also make good use of tuition reimbursement, a casual working environment, and company car / automobile.