Nearing the top of the pay scale are Business Development Associates, Senior Financial Analysts, Marketing Managers, and Executive Administrative Assistants; while the first receives the highest median pay at $111K annually, the other salaries come in at $92K, around $86K, and $64K, respectively. Near the bottom at NRG Energy, Inc. are Marketing Associates, pulling in an average of just approximately $49K.
Years of Experience
For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to about $87K per year. The largest slice of the NRG Energy, Inc. workforce (34 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns, on average, $60K annually.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $96K per year) can be spotted in New York, N.Y.; Scottsdale, Ariz. ($93K), Freehold, N.J. ($87K), and Houston, Texas (around $84K) are the next top-paying cities. At about $77K, San Francisco, Calif. is home to some of the lowest pay in the country. Within the company, workers earn the highest salaries (an average of $97K annually) in Massachusetts.
Certifications and Degrees
Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Professional Engineer License Holders, who make $140K per year. On average, salaries rise to approximately $113K annually for accredited OSHA 10 Hour Specialists. The highest-paying degree here is a Master of Business Administration (MBA), Management; NRG Energy, Inc. awards $115K to these degree-holders.
The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Business Development; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of around $105K per year. A relatively widespread skill at NRG Energy, Inc. is Microsoft Excel; about a fourth of employees use it for work. Project Management, Data Analysis, and Microsoft Office round out the set of key employee skills.
Benefits and Perks
Most employees report contributing to a 401(k). A large number of workers receive health insurance, and a large number of survey participants get dental coverage. Perks also include a subsidized cell phone, tuition reimbursement, life insurance, a stock purchase plan, and a casual working environment.