Average Salary for PG&E Corporation Employees

San Francisco, Calif.-based PG&E Corporation hires for positions ranging from Senior Business Analyst to Quality Assurance Specialist in the energy / utilities. Generous compensation can be found at PG&E Corporation; employee salaries often surpass six figures and average pay comes to $103K annually. Your city is the biggest factor affecting pay for PG&E Corporation workers, followed by your experience level and your job title. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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San Francisco, California 

Energy / Utilities

PG&E Corp, Pg&E National Energy Group

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When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($150K per year) can be spotted in San Jose, Calif.; Concord, Calif. (approximately $132K), San Ramon, Calif. ($111K), and the company's headquarter city of San Francisco, Calif. (around $100K) are the next top-paying cities. Walnut Creek, Calif. is near the bottom for pay at $58K.

Years of Experience

Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make about $77K annually on average. Average pay is $104K per year for those with five to nine years of experience. Overall, the greater share of PG&E Corporation folks have 10-19 years of experience and earn an average approximately $115K annually.


Civil Engineers represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at about $104K per year — though Quality Assurance Specialists, Senior Business Analysts, and Business Process Analysts also do fairly well at around $103K, $92K, and $90K, respectively. PG&E Corporation hands out some of the smallest paychecks to Programmer Analysts (around $67K on average).

Certifications and Degrees

Certified Welding Inspectors have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at about $138K annually. American Welding Society Members also rank high on the pay scale, with expected average earnings of $135K per year. Those with a Master of Arts (MA) at PG&E Corporation come out on top, and their salaries approach $93K annually.


Employees who count SQL among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is $115K per year. A garden variety skill at PG&E Corporation is Microsoft Excel; close to one-fifth of PG&E Corporation's people use it regularly. Employees also tend to round out their skills sets with Project Management, Data Analysis, and Microsoft Office.

Benefits and Perks

Merely a fifth of respondents at PG&E Corporation earn paid vacation and paid sick time. It's easy to build up retirement reserves here with programs such as a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. Perks cover health insurance for a large number of respondents and dental coverage for a fair number of survey participants. Some other advantages of working at PG&E Corporation are tuition reimbursement, 401(a), and defined contribution (dc) retirement plan.

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Key Stats for PG&E Corporation


44 %
56 %
$67,228 - $125,270
$54,014 - $125,010

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
$73,044 - $107,500
$60,496 - $135,400
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