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Average Salary for PG&E Corporation Employees

PG&E Corporation is a energy / utilities firm headquartered in San Francisco, California that hires for Engineering Supervisor positions, Electrical Engineer roles, and more. With average pay surpassing six figures at PG&E Corporation ($106K), workers enjoy generous pay. PG&E Corporation paychecks are largely negotiated based on your job title, though your experience level and geography are also considered. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

How This Employer Pays

PG&E Corporation typically pays:
above market

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Employer: PG&E Corporation
Average Salary Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
National Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
[-]Electrical Engineer (3)
$62,678 - $132,107  
[-]Electrical Engineer (3)
Salary$63,675 - $116,517  
Bonus$2,015 - $21,311  
Total Pay$62,678 - $132,107  
[+]Engineering Supervisor (3)
$83,199 - $181,764  
[+]Engineering Supervisor (3)
Salary$88,302 - $163,812  
Bonus$3,041 - $26,334  
Total Pay$83,199 - $181,764  
[+]Senior Business Analyst (3)
$76,470 - $134,775  
[+]Senior Business Analyst (3)
Salary$73,065 - $121,144  
Bonus$2,398 - $14,240  
Total Pay$76,470 - $134,775  
[+]Senior Program Manager (Unspecified Type / General) (2)
$98,874 - $174,765  
[+]Senior Program Manager (Unspecified Type / General) (2)
Salary$98,521 - $157,805  
Bonus$4,517 - $24,409  
Total Pay$98,874 - $174,765  
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XPrecise ranges are calculated based on validated data submitted by employees in this job at this company.
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 7 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 91
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PG&E Corporation Details

San Francisco, California

Energy / Utilities

PG&E Corp, Pg&E National Energy Group

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Engineering Group Managers earn the highest median pay at approximately $158K, followed by Senior Program Managers (around $132K), Engineering Supervisors ($130K), and Senior Project Engineers ($112K). Earning only $82K, Electrical Engineers make less than most people in the company.

Years of Experience

Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make about $76K. Average pay is typically around $99K for those with five or more years experience. Broadly speaking, the largest slice of the PG&E Corporation workforce (29 percent) has a tenure of 10-19 years and earns about $122K per year.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($119K annually) can be spotted in San Ramon; San Jose ($110K), the company's headquarter city of San Francisco ($106K), and Sacramento (approximately $72K) are the next top-paying cities.

Certifications and Degrees

Being a Certified Professional Engineer certainly has its perks — salaries approach $117K and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. Engineer in Trainings also rank high on the pay scale, with expected earnings of $117K per year. At PG&E Corporation, employees who hold a Master of Engineering (MEng / ME), Mechanical Engineering (ME) receive the highest salaries at $140K.


The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Program Management; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of about $130K. A skill that is commonly seen around here is Project Management; approximately one in four deem it necessary for work. Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office, and Engineering Design are also desirable skills.

Benefits and Perks

Paid sick days are a given for half, but PG&E Corporation rewards only about half of workers with paid vacation. It's easy to build up retirement reserves here with programs such as a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. PG&E Corporation provides health insurance to the greater part of workers, and a solid majority of workers do receive dental coverage. PG&E Corporation employees also enjoy perks such as life insurance, a subsidized cell phone, and tuition reimbursement.

Key Stats

35 %
65 %
$49,665 - $115,939
$49,896 - $131,689
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

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