$80K
Avg. Salary
Popular Benefits
  • 401(k)
  • Paid Holidays / Vacation
  • Life Insurance / Disability
  • Cell Phone
Average NRG Energy, Inc. Salary
$80K
 63 Reviews
NRG Energy, Inc. Median Salary by Job

MinMax

$73,127
$50K$106K

$64,440
$46K$91K

$50,934
$39K$66K

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Systems Analyst
4 profiles
$55,838
$42K$72K

$71,084
$56K$89K

$94,865
$61K$136K

$79,533
$51K$124K

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  • Updated: 22 Sep 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 198
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Jobs

Bringing in the most money are Business Development Associates — their earnings average around $111K per year. Senior Financial Analysts are a close second at $90K along with Marketing Managers (about $70K) and Financial Analysts ($69K). Marketing Associates at NRG Energy, Inc. do not see much in the way of financial compensation and represent one of the lower-paid positions ($50K on average) at the company.

Locations

When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $113K annually) can be spotted in Scottsdale, Ariz.; Boston, Mass. (around $100K), San Francisco, Calif. ($92K), and the company's headquarter city of Princeton, N.J. ($86K) are the next top-paying cities. Philadelphia, Pa. is one of the lowest-paid cities, with earnings averaging approximately $54K. NRG Energy, Inc. workers in Massachusetts earn the most — $97K per year on average.

Years of Experience

Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average salaries of about $86K annually. The largest slice of the NRG Energy, Inc. workforce (33 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns, on average, approximately $61K per year.

Certifications and Degrees

Professional Engineer License Holders have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at $135K annually. Acquiring certification to be a Certified Professional Engineer is rewarded with median pay of $134K per year. Those with a Master of Business Administration (MBA), General Business at NRG Energy, Inc. come out on top, and their salaries approach around $218K annually.

Skills

When it comes to skills, employees who report Financial Modeling among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of $88K per year. Microsoft Excel is regularly seen around here; somewhere between a fifth and a fourth of those surveyed report it as a core competency. Other top skills include Project Management, Microsoft Office, and Data Analysis.

Benefits and Perks

A large number of respondents plan for retirement by taking advantage of the company-sponsored 401(k) program. Most survey participants have health insurance, and benefits for most respondents also include dental insurance. The company also dishes out perks such as a company cell phone, tuition reimbursement, life insurance, a stock purchase plan, and a casual working environment.

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37%
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Key Stats for NRG Energy, Inc.

Gender

Female
37 %
Male
63 %
Salary
$48,517 - $90,012
Salary
$52,424 - $109,887

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 67 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
14%

About This Company

211 CARNEGIE CENTER
Princeton, New Jersey 08540

Electric Services

NRG Energy, Inc. pays its employees an average of $80,109 a year. Salaries at NRG Energy, Inc. range from an average of $49,223 to $129,364 a year. NRG Energy, Inc. employees with the job title Vice President (VP), Operations make the most with an average annual salary of $189,906, while employees with the title Security Guard make the least with an average annual salary of $35,970.

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