The highest average salaries go to Engineering Supervisors, who bring in close to approximately $137K annually, though Electrical Engineers are not far behind at around $109K along with Quality Assurance Specialists ($103K) and Senior Financial Analysts (about $94K). Programmer Analysts make an average $75K, close to the bottom of the company pay scale.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($130K per year) can be spotted in San Jose, Calif.; Santa Clara, Calif. (around $111K), San Ramon, Calif. ($109K), and the company's headquarter city of San Francisco, Calif. ($102K) are the next top-paying cities. Oakland, Calif. is one of the lowest-paid cities, with earnings averaging about $75K. The highest pay by state can be found in California, where salaries average out at approximately $101K annually.
Years of Experience
Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make $76K per year on average. Survey participants who have worked at PG&E Corporation for between five and 10 years earn $98K annually on average. The largest fraction of PG&E Corporation people (34 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and earn about $121K per year on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Monetary compensation comes to $148K annually for Microsoft Certified Systems Engineers, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. Earning a Certified Professional Engineer certification garners significant financial rewards of $141K per year on average. Those with a Master of Business Administration (MBA), Project Management at PG&E Corporation come out on top, and their salaries approach around $162K annually.
The highest-paying skill to have may be Project Management; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of approximately $118K per year. Microsoft Excel is considered a run-of-the-mill skill; a little less than a fifth of PG&E Corporation's people use it regularly. Many workers usually know Microsoft Office, Data Analysis, and Microsoft Word as well.
Benefits and Perks
The company is somewhat lacking in the benefits department, and only one in four respondents report compensation for sick days and vacation time. Those seeking to set aside retirement funds can rely on several savings options such as a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. Health insurance is part of the package for a large number of employees, and for a solid majority of workers, dental coverage is too. Other privileges include tuition reimbursement, life insurance, and a company cell phone.