Years of Experience
For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to $80K per year. Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make $61K annually on average. The greater proportion of employees (29 percent) report 10-19 years of experience and bring home median pay of $96K per year.
Emergency Preparedness Managers earn the highest median pay at about $98K annually, followed by Economic Analysts (approximately $95K), Power System Operators (around $85K), and Electrical Engineers (approximately $68K). Mechanical Engineers make an average $65K, close to the bottom of the company pay scale.
Certifications and Degrees
Certified Professional Engineers have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at $95K per year. It pays to have a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) at Georgia Power Company — these employees make the most at about $99K annually.
The highest-paying skill to have may be Emergency Response; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of around $98K per year. Microsoft Excel also popped up often in the survey as an important skill; nearly one-fifth of employees surveyed report using it at work. Microsoft Office, Project Management, and Microsoft Word are also desirable skills.
Benefits and Perks
43 percent have paid vacation, and only about 29 percent can take paid time off for illness. Georgia Power Company workers get plenty of help saving for their golden years, with retirement savings options such as a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. For the vast majority of respondents, benefits include health insurance, and most employees get dental coverage, too. Advantages of working here also include tuition reimbursement, life insurance, and a company cell phone.