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Tennessee Valley Authority workers are not strangers to large paychecks, where average earnings swell to $93K annually. The most important factor affecting pay for Tennessee Valley Authority employees is your job title, though geography and how long you've been working play a role as well. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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|$64,164 - $121,800|
|Salary||$61,581 - $113,328|
|Bonus||$3,861 - $18,746|
|Total Pay||$64,164 - $121,800|
|$85,549 - $169,728|
|Salary||$81,859 - $150,453|
|Total Pay||$85,549 - $169,728|
|$58,362 - $120,736|
|Salary||$54,210 - $108,074|
|Bonus||$1,621 - $15,672|
|Total Pay||$58,362 - $120,736|
|$50,196 - $113,107|
|Salary||$50,092 - $101,796|
|Bonus||$1,048 - $12,799|
|Total Pay||$50,196 - $113,107|
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 63
Engineering Senior Project Managers represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at about $111K — though Metallurgical Engineers, Contracts Managers, and Project Control Specialists also do fairly well at around $89K, $85K, and $84K, respectively. On the lower end are Electrical Engineers at $78K.
Median pay is highest in the company's headquarter city of Knoxville (approximately $96K per year), followed by Chattanooga ($90K), Cumberland City ($74K), and Spring City (about $72K). Nashville is near the bottom for pay at around $65K.
Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make $71K. For employees with five to ten years at the company, wages tend to be at the approximately $88K mark. For the most part, a representative employee at Tennessee Valley Authority has been working for 20 years or more and makes $90K annually.
Project Management Professionals earn $113K, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. Engineer in Trainings also rank high on the pay scale, with expected earnings of approximately $92K per year. Employees who have a Bachelor of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering (ME) make the most here, hauling in $100K annually.
When it comes to skills, employees who report People Management among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of around $105K. Project Management also popped up often in the survey as an important skill; approximately one-fourth of employees surveyed report using it at work. Microsoft Office, Scheduling, and Engineering Design are also desirable skills.
A little over a half of workers at Tennessee Valley Authority earn paid vacation and paid sick time. Employees can save for retirement by joining one of several savings plans such as a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. At Tennessee Valley Authority, a strong majority of workers have health insurance, and a solid majority of workers have dental coverage. Tennessee Valley Authority folks also make good use of life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and gym membership.
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