Years of Experience
For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach about $59K annually. For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to $75K per year. The largest slice of the Georgia Power Company workforce (34 percent) has been working for 10-19 years and earns, on average, $80K annually.
Emergency Preparedness Managers rake in the most money, with average earnings of $98K per year; Electrical Engineers come in second with median earnings amounting to approximately $70K, and Mechanical Engineers rank near the top as well (around $65K).
Certifications and Degrees
Professional Engineer License Holders receive bigger paychecks (about $98K annually) than those without credentials. Becoming a Certified Professional Engineer can certainly pay off here; those folks make approximately $95K on average. The highest-paying degree here is a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA); Georgia Power Company awards around $98K to these degree-holders.
Employees who count Budget Management among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is $117K per year. A garden variety skill at Georgia Power Company is Microsoft Office; a little less than a fifth of Georgia Power Company's people use it regularly. Many workers are also familiar with Microsoft Excel, Project Management, and autodesk autocad.
Benefits and Perks
The firm looks out for its employees by sponsoring assorted retirement savings plans such as a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. Health insurance is part of the package for the vast majority of workers, and for most survey participants, dental coverage is too. Some other perks are a subsidized cell phone, tuition reimbursement, life insurance, and stock options.