Average Salary for PG&E Corporation Employees

PG&E Corporation is a energy / utilities firm headquartered in San Francisco, Calif. that hires for Senior Business Analyst positions, Quality Assurance Specialist roles, and more. With a reputation for handing out six-figure salaries (median pay is $106K), PG&E Corporation is a strong magnet for those looking to increase their earning potential. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for PG&E Corporation workers, followed by your role at the company and your experience level. The data for this overview comes from 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 (around $150K per year) can be spotted in San Jose, Calif.; San Ramon, Calif. ($113K), the company's headquarter city of San Francisco, Calif. (approximately $102K), and Sacramento, Calif. (about $84K) are the next top-paying cities. At $58K, Walnut Creek, Calif. is home to some of the lowest pay in the country.


Bringing in the most money are Emergency Management Specialists — their earnings average $119K annually. Civil Engineers are a close second at about $104K along with Quality Assurance Specialists ($103K) and Senior Business Analysts (approximately $95K). PG&E Corporation hands out some of the smallest paychecks to Programmer Analysts ($67K on average).

Years of Experience

Survey participants who have worked at PG&E Corporation for between five and 10 years earn around $103K per year on average. Between the one and five year mark, median pay is $76K annually. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (38 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and make about $120K per year on average.

Certifications and Degrees

Certified Welding Inspectors receive bigger paychecks ($138K annually) than those without credentials. Earning an American Welding Society Member certification garners significant financial rewards of $135K per year on average. Regarding salaries and education, PG&E Corporation pays those with a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) the most — approximately $155K.


The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be SQL; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of $115K annually. A skill that is commonly seen around here is Project Management; just under one in four deem it necessary for work. Other top skills include Microsoft Excel, Data Analysis, and Microsoft Office.

Benefits and Perks

Company benefits — namely paid time off for both vacation and sick leave — are received by just 22 percent. PG&E Corporation helps its workers sock away funds for retirement, offering plans such as a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. Most respondents receive health insurance, and a solid majority of workers get dental coverage. PG&E Corporation folks also make good use of tuition reimbursement, 401(a), and defined contribution (dc) retirement plan.

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Key Stats for PG&E Corporation


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$67,693 - $128,992
$53,719 - $124,340

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Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.
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