Average Salary for NRG Energy, Inc. Employees

Princeton, N.J.-based NRG Energy, Inc. hires for positions ranging from Marketing Manager to Business Development Associate in the electric services. The average NRG Energy, Inc. employee earns $77K per year. Though your city and your experience level are influential salary factors for those at NRG Energy, Inc., your job title turns out to have the greatest impact on paycheck size. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Princeton, New Jersey 08540

Electric Services

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Account Executives earn the highest median pay at about $116K annually, followed by Business Intelligence Managers (around $112K), Business Development Associates (approximately $111K), and Executive Administrative Assistants ($64K). NRG Energy, Inc. hands out some of the smallest paychecks to Systems Analysts ($52K on average).


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($113K per year) can be spotted in Scottsdale, Ariz.; New York, N.Y. (approximately $96K), Boston, Mass. ($92K), and Houston, Texas (around $83K) are the next top-paying cities. On the lower end is Philadelphia, Pa. at $54K. Within the company, workers earn the highest salaries (an average of about $113K annually) in Arizona.

Years of Experience

Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make $87K per year on average. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (34 percent) have been working for one to four years and make $58K annually on average.

Certifications and Degrees

OSHA 10 Hour Specialists have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at $113K per year. On average, salaries rise to around $104K annually for accredited SAS Certified Advanced Programmer for SAS 9s. The best paid folks at NRG Energy, Inc. have a Master of Business Administration (MBA), Management, earning $115K per year.


Employees who count Business Development among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is about $105K annually. Microsoft Excel is considered a run-of-the-mill skill; just over a fifth of NRG Energy, Inc.'s people use it regularly. Microsoft Office, Project Management, and Data Analysis were also reported by many survey participants.

Benefits and Perks

For employees looking to save up for their golden years, NRG Energy, Inc. provides an optional 401(k) plan, and most workers participate. NRG Energy, Inc. provides health insurance to nearly all survey participants, and most respondents do receive dental coverage. NRG Energy, Inc. also dishes out privileges such as a subsidized cell phone, life insurance, a stock purchase plan, tuition reimbursement, and a casual working environment.

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$48,222 - $91,177
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based on 30 votes.
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