The highest average salaries go to Engineering Supervisors, who bring in close to $101K annually, though Senior Electrical Engineers are not far behind at $93K along with Operations Supervisors (approximately $90K) and Mechanical Engineers ($78K). Policy Analysts at DTE Energy Co do not see much in the way of financial compensation and represent one of the lower-paid positions (around $41K on average) at the company.
Years of Experience
Between the one and five year mark, median pay is about $65K per year. Survey participants who have worked at DTE Energy Co for between five and 10 years earn approximately $83K annually on average. The largest slice of the DTE Energy Co workforce (26 percent) has been working for 10-19 years and earns, on average, $89K per year.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $98K annually) can be spotted in Monroe, Mich.; Newport, Mich. ($88K), Grand Rapids, Mich. (around $87K), and the company's headquarter city of Detroit, Mich. ($80K) are the next top-paying cities. High paychecks are not found in Ann Arbor, Mich.; in fact, at $65K it is one of the worst-paid cities. DTE Energy Co workers in California earn the most — about $95K per year on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Professional Engineer License Holders receive bigger paychecks ($110K annually) than those without credentials. Becoming a Certified Six Sigma Black Belt can certainly pay off here; those folks make approximately $100K on average. Regarding salaries and education, DTE Energy Co pays those with a Bachelor's Degree the most — around $95K.
Employees who count Operations Management among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is $100K per year. Project Management is a popular skill in the DTE Energy Co workforce; slightly less than a third of those surveyed report putting it to use in their jobs. Many workers usually know Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office, and Engineering Design as well.
Benefits and Perks
42 percent receive paid vacation, and only 28 percent get sick leave. Most respondents save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. Perks cover health insurance for most workers and dental coverage for a large number of employees. DTE Energy Co folks also make good use of tuition reimbursement, life insurance, a subsidized cell phone, and a casual working environment.