When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $150K annually) can be spotted in San Jose, Calif.; San Ramon, Calif. (around $111K), the company's headquarter city of San Francisco, Calif. ($104K), and Sacramento, Calif. ($84K) are the next top-paying cities. Walnut Creek, Calif. is near the bottom for pay at approximately $58K.
Engineering Supervisors are awarded the highest paychecks, with compensation nearing $147K per year on average; Emergency Management Specialists are next on the list, bringing in close to approximately $119K, followed by Quality Assurance Specialists earning $103K and Senior Financial Analysts making $94K. Among the lower-paid positions at PG&E Corporation are Programmer Analysts — the median salary for this role approaches $67K.
Years of Experience
Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of around $106K annually. Between the one and five year mark, median pay is about $75K per year. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of PG&E Corporation employees (36 percent) have 10-19 years of experience and earn around $120K annually on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Certified Welding Inspectors are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to $138K per year. American Welding Society Members also rank high on the pay scale, with expected average earnings of approximately $135K annually. PG&E Corporation provides the highest financial reward to those with a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) — these employees rake in $155K per year.
The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Engineering Design; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of $110K annually. A relatively widespread skill at PG&E Corporation is Project Management; just over one in five of employees use it for work. Key skills also include Microsoft Excel, Data Analysis, and Microsoft Office.
Benefits and Perks
Just 22 percent receive paid time off. The firm looks out for its employees by sponsoring assorted retirement savings plans such as a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. At PG&E Corporation, a strong majority of workers have health insurance, and a solid majority of employees have dental coverage. PG&E Corporation folks also make good use of tuition reimbursement, 401(a), and gym membership.