Years of Experience
Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make approximately $65K per year on average. Survey participants who have worked at Kinder Morgan Energy Partners for between five and 10 years earn around $86K annually on average. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Kinder Morgan Energy Partners employees (28 percent) have 20 years or more of experience and earn $107K per year on average.
Within the company, workers earn the highest salaries (an average of $88K annually) in Texas.
The highest paychecks go to Environmental Health & Safety Specialists, who earn $67K per year.
Certifications and Degrees
Train-the-Trainer Certifications have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at about $67K annually. The highest-paying degree here is a Bachelor's Degree; Kinder Morgan Energy Partners awards $77K to these degree-holders.
In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Microsoft Office; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of around $112K per year. Microsoft Excel is regularly seen around here; one-fifth of those surveyed report it as a core competency. Other top skills include Project Management, OSHA Compliance, and Engineering Design.
Benefits and Perks
Quite a few retirement plans are on offer at Kinder Morgan Energy Partners, including a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. Perks cover health insurance for a large number of respondents and dental coverage for a fair number of respondents. Perks also include life insurance, a casual working environment, a company cell phone, and a stock purchase plan.