Average Salary for PG&E Corporation Employees

Operating out of San Francisco, Calif., energy / utilities company PG&E Corporation employs talent in positions ranging from Senior Business Analyst to Senior Mechanical Engineer. Those searching for a six-figure salary consider PG&E Corporation, where hearty paychecks average $107K. For the most part, employee paychecks at PG&E Corporation fluctuate depending on your job title; your city and your experience level also matter, but to a lesser degree. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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San Francisco, California 

Energy / Utilities

PG&E Corp, Pg&E National Energy Group

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Earning about $146K per year on average, Principal Process Engineers receive the most money, followed by Senior Mechanical Engineers (around $136K), Engineering Supervisors (approximately $122K), and Senior Project Engineers ($112K). Earning only $82K on average, Systems Specialists make less than most people in the company.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($135K annually) can be spotted in Concord, Calif.; San Jose, Calif. (around $129K), San Ramon, Calif. ($105K), and the company's headquarter city of San Francisco, Calif. (approximately $104K) are the next top-paying cities. Sacramento, Calif. is near the bottom for pay at $73K.

Years of Experience

Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make about $98K per year on average. Between the one and five year mark, median pay is $80K annually. Overall, the greater share of PG&E Corporation folks have 10-19 years of experience and earn an average $118K per year.

Certifications and Degrees

Monetary compensation comes to about $122K annually for Certified Professional Engineers, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. Acquiring certification to be a Engineer in Training is rewarded with median pay of around $117K per year. PG&E Corporation workers who hold a Master of Business Administration (MBA) are also well compensated, earning $148K on average.


The highest-paying skill to have may be Engineering Design; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of approximately $122K annually. Project Management is regularly seen around here; just over one in five of those surveyed report it as a core competency. Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office, and Microsoft Word are also desirable skills.

Benefits and Perks

Paid time off is hard to come by at PG&E Corporation; the company rewards only two in five survey participants with paid vacation time and only half of employees with sick leave. Those seeking to set aside retirement funds can rely on several savings options such as a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. Most respondents receive health insurance, and a large number of employees get dental coverage. A few more workplace perks are tuition reimbursement, life insurance, and a subsidized cell phone.

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$44,042 - $126,374
$49,010 - $142,000

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