Average Salary for Xcel Energy, Inc. Employees

Headquartered in Minneapolis, Minn., Xcel Energy, Inc. offers a range of employment opportunities in the electric and other services combined, from Electrical Engineer to Accounting Analyst. The median salary at Xcel Energy, Inc. is $75K per year. Your city plays the largest role in compensation at Xcel Energy, Inc., but your role at the company and your experience level affect income (to a lesser degree) as well. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota 55402


Electric and Other Services Combined


Xcel Energy

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When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($104K annually) can be spotted in Red Wing, Minn.; Welch, Minn. (approximately $94K), Amarillo, Texas ($82K), and St. Paul, Minn. (about $80K) are the next top-paying cities. Approaching the lower end of the pay scale (at $43K) is Hobbs, N.M. Across its U.S. offices, the state of Wisconsin pays Xcel Energy, Inc. the most — around $96K per year on average.


Maintenance Supervisors earn the highest median pay at $103K annually, followed by Project Managers ($90K), Electrical Engineers (around $75K), and Staff Engineers (approximately $72K). Accounting Analysts are among the lowest paid at a median salary of about $52K.

Years of Experience

For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to $77K per year. Overall, the greater share of Xcel Energy, Inc. folks have one to four years of experience and earn an average $64K annually.

Certifications and Degrees

Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than OSHA 30 hour Certificate Holder Holders, who make $106K per year. Professional Engineer License Holders also rank high on the pay scale, with expected average earnings of approximately $102K annually. Xcel Energy, Inc. workers who hold a Bachelor of Engineering in Bachelor of Engineering (BEng / BE) are also well compensated, earning $93K on average.


The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Operations Management; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of around $102K per year. A skill that is commonly seen around here is Project Management; slightly more than a fifth deem it necessary for work. Many workers usually know Microsoft Excel, Engineering Design, and Financial Analysis as well.

Benefits and Perks

Those seeking to set aside retirement funds can rely on several savings options such as a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. At Xcel Energy, Inc., a fair number of respondents have health insurance, and a strong majority of employees have dental coverage. Privileges also include a subsidized cell phone, tuition reimbursement, life insurance, and a casual working environment.

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Key Stats for Xcel Energy, Inc.


29 %
71 %
$34,765 - $83,125
$54,791 - $96,279

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 35 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
$55,000 - $92,253
$54,938 - $79,252
$65,845 - $77,419
Bachelor of Science, Mechanical Engineering (BSME)
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