Years of Experience
Average pay is about $79K per year for those with five to nine years of experience. Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make around $62K annually on average. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Georgia Power Company employees (32 percent) have 10-19 years of experience and earn $96K per year on average.
Nearing the top of the pay scale are Emergency Preparedness Managers, Economic Analysts, Power System Operators, and Electrical Engineers; while the first receives the highest median pay at approximately $98K annually, the other salaries come in at $95K, $85K, and $80K, respectively. Mechanical Engineers are among the lowest paid at a median salary of around $65K.
Certifications and Degrees
Monetary compensation comes to $92K per year for Certified Professional Engineers, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. Georgia Power Company provides the highest financial reward to those with a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) — these employees rake in approximately $99K annually.
The highest-paying skill to have may be Emergency Response; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of about $98K per year. Project Management is a popular skill among Georgia Power Company workers, with close to one-fifth of those surveyed reporting using it on the job. Other top skills include Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft Word.
Benefits and Perks
Benefits packages do tend to lack paid time off; Georgia Power Company gives paid vacation days to 44 percent and sick leave to 31 percent. Georgia Power Company helps its workers sock away funds for retirement, offering plans such as a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. At Georgia Power Company, most workers have health insurance, and a large number of survey participants have dental coverage. Perks also include tuition reimbursement, a company cell phone, and life insurance.