The highest average salaries go to Senior Electrical Engineers, who bring in close to about $87K annually, though Electrical Engineers are not far behind at $70K along with Financial Specialists ($65K) and Nuclear Engineers ($59K).
Years of Experience
Average pay is approximately $79K per year for those with five to nine years of experience. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (35 percent) have been working for one to four years and make around $53K annually on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Certified Professional Engineers earn $87K per year, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. Engineer in Trainings also rank high on the pay scale, with expected average earnings of about $60K annually. Regarding salaries and education, Georgia Power Company pays those with a Bachelor of Science in Nuclear Engineering the most — approximately $59K.
Employees who count Programmable Logic Controllers / Automation among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is $77K per year. It's pretty common to find people here who know Microsoft Excel; just under a fifth consider it a key competency. Three more common skills are Financial Analysis, Engineering Design, and AutoCAD.
Benefits and Perks
Benefits include paid time off, but Georgia Power Company hands out more vacation days than sick days; a little more than half of workers report receiving the former, but only 38 percent report receiving the latter. Quite a few retirement plans are on offer at Georgia Power Company, including a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. Georgia Power Company provides health insurance to almost all employees, and most survey participants do receive dental coverage. Other privileges include tuition reimbursement, a subsidized cell phone, and company car / automobile.