Years of Experience
Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make $80K annually on average. Survey participants who have worked at PG&E Corporation for between five and 10 years earn around $98K per year on average. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (29 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and make $120K annually on average.
Principal Process Engineers are the best paid with the average salary hovering at $146K per year; Senior Program Managers, Engineering Supervisors, and Senior Project Engineers also rank near the top of the list, pulling in approximately $132K, about $122K, and approximately $112K, respectively. Among the lower-paid positions at PG&E Corporation are Systems Specialists — the median salary for this role approaches $82K.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($135K annually) can be spotted in Concord, Calif.; San Ramon, Calif. ($115K), the company's headquarter city of San Francisco, Calif. (around $109K), and San Jose, Calif. (about $107K) are the next top-paying cities. Sacramento, Calif. ranks low on the pay scale — at $73K, it is one of the lowest-paid cities.
Certifications and Degrees
Being a Certified Professional Engineer certainly has its perks — salaries approach around $122K per year and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. Bigger paychecks are awarded to Engineer in Trainings with credentials; these people earn approximately $117K annually on average. PG&E Corporation compensates Master of Business Administration (MBA)-holders the most at $148K per year.
The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be Program Management; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of $130K annually. A garden variety skill at PG&E Corporation is Project Management; just under one in four of PG&E Corporation's people use it regularly. Employees also tend to round out their skills sets with Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office, and Microsoft Word.
Benefits and Perks
Only 37 percent at PG&E Corporation enjoy paid vacation time, and just 44 percent can take sick leave. Workers can easily stock up on retirement savings by participating in several options such as a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. Perks cover health insurance for most employees and dental coverage for a large number of respondents. A few more workplace perks are tuition reimbursement, life insurance, and a company cell phone.