Years of Experience
Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of $74K per year. For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach approximately $64K annually. Overall, the greater share of Ameren Corp folks have 10-19 years of experience and earn an average about $90K per year.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($92K annually) can be spotted in Columbia, Mo.; Belleville, Ill. (around $85K), the company's headquarter city of St. Louis, Mo. ($76K), and Fulton, Mo. (approximately $75K) are the next top-paying cities. High paychecks are not found in Peoria, Ill.; in fact, at $67K it is one of the worst-paid cities. Within the firm, employees working in Missouri take home the most — about $79K per year on average.
Civil Engineers earn the highest median pay at around $86K annually, followed by Security Analysts ($83K), Mechanical Engineers ($81K), and Project Engineers ($71K). On the lower end are Customer Service Supervisors at about $65K on average.
Certifications and Degrees
General Journeyman Electricians have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at $99K per year. Acquiring certification to be a Project Management Professional is rewarded with median pay of $95K annually. Ameren Corp workers who hold a Bachelor of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering (ME) are also well compensated, earning approximately $110K on average.
The highest-paying skill to have may be People Management; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of around $104K per year. A common skill in Ameren Corp's work force is Project Management; over a third of survey participants report using it on the job. Engineering Design, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft Office were also reported by many survey participants.
Benefits and Perks
38 percent have paid vacation, and only about 30 percent can take paid time off for illness. Workers can easily stock up on retirement savings by participating in several options such as a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. The vast majority of respondents receive health insurance, and the vast majority of workers get dental coverage. The list of perks also includes tuition reimbursement, life insurance, and a company cell phone.