When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($150K per year) can be spotted in San Jose, Calif.; Concord, Calif. (around $132K), San Ramon, Calif. ($108K), and the company's headquarter city of San Francisco, Calif. ($101K) are the next top-paying cities. At about $58K, Walnut Creek, Calif. is home to some of the lowest pay in the country.
Years of Experience
Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make approximately $97K annually on average. For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach $78K per year. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of PG&E Corporation employees (34 percent) have 10-19 years of experience and earn about $106K annually on average.
Earning around $103K per year on average, Quality Assurance Specialists receive the most money, followed by Senior Business Analysts ($92K), Business Process Analysts ($90K), and Software Engineers (approximately $89K). Earning only $73K on average, Assistant to the Directors make less than most people in the company.
Certifications and Degrees
Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Certified Welding Inspectors, who make about $138K annually. Acquiring certification to be a American Welding Society Member is rewarded with median pay of $135K per year. PG&E Corporation provides the highest financial reward to those with a Bachelor's Degree — these employees rake in around $119K annually.
The highest-paying skill to have may be Process Improvement; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of approximately $103K per year. Microsoft Excel is regularly seen around here; roughly a fifth of those surveyed report it as a core competency. Other skills in demand are Project Management, Data Analysis, and Microsoft Office.
Benefits and Perks
When it comes to employee benefits, PG&E Corporation has room for improvement — only 22 percent are paid for vacation and sick time. Employees looking to save up for old age can choose from several options including a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. Health insurance is part of the package for most employees, and for a solid majority of employees, dental coverage is too. PG&E Corporation folks also make good use of tuition reimbursement, 401(a), and gym membership.