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Average Salary for PG&E Corporation Employees

Headquartered in San Francisco, Calif., PG&E Corporation offers a range of employment opportunities in the energy / utilities, from Senior Business Analyst to Senior Program Manager. Generous compensation can be found at PG&E Corporation; employee salaries often surpass six figures and average pay comes to $109K annually. Though what you do at the company and where you live do impact pay, how long you've been working is the primary influence on employee salary at PG&E Corporation. The data for this overview comes from answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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PG&E Corporation typically pays:
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Employer: PG&E Corporation
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About This Company

San Francisco, California 

Energy / Utilities

PG&E Corp, Pg&E National Energy Group

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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.

Key Stats for PG&E Corporation


37 %
63 %
$44,385 - $130,000
$49,817 - $134,642
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 10 votes.
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