Energy Engineers earn the highest median pay at about $99K annually, followed by Construction Project Managers (approximately $84K), HVAC Service Technicians ($79K), and Sales Engineers ($71K). Financial compensation for Change Agents is rather low — on average only $53K — relative to the rest of the company.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $99K per year) can be spotted in Denver, Colo.; Minneapolis, Minn. ($87K), Tyler, Texas ($77K), and Lexington, Ky. (about $70K) are the next top-paying cities. La Crosse, Wisc. is near the bottom for pay at $60K. Pay rates in the United States are highest in the state of Colorado, where they average to approximately $100K annually.
Years of Experience
Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of around $66K per year. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of The Trane Company employees (39 percent) have one to four years of experience and earn approximately $59K annually on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Business Certificate Holders receive bigger paychecks (about $105K per year) than those without credentials. Acquiring certification to be a Certified Energy Manager is rewarded with median pay of around $99K annually. The highest-paying degree here is a Bachelor of Science in Electrical & Computer Engineering (ECE); The Trane Company awards $107K to these degree-holders.
The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Energy Conservation & Efficiency; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of $100K per year. Folks here also tend to know Microsoft Office; on the survey, around a seventh of workers named it in their skills portfolios. Project Management, Microsoft Excel, and Engineering Design were also reported by many survey participants.
Employees who completed the survey skew strongly male, with a male-to-female ratio of more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
Paid time off is in short supply here, with only half of employees receiving paid vacation and a third of survey participants receiving paid sick days. The Trane Company sponsors a 401(k) program, and nearly all workers use this option to save for their retirement. Health insurance is part of the package for a large number of survey participants, and for a solid majority of survey participants, dental coverage is too. The list of perks also includes a subsidized cell phone, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and a casual working environment.