Average Salary for PG&E Corporation Employees

Headquartered in San Francisco, Calif., PG&E Corporation offers a range of employment opportunities in the energy / utilities, from Senior Financial Analyst to Quality Assurance Specialist. Workers at PG&E Corporation bring home significant six-figure salaries — on average, employees make $106K. Though your role at the company and how long you've been working are influential salary factors for those at PG&E Corporation, where you live turns out to have the greatest impact on paycheck size. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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PG&E Corporation Median Salary by Job


Quality Assurance (QA) Specialist
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Civil Engineer
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Business Process Analyst
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Programmer Analyst
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Senior Financial Analyst
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Emergency Management Specialist
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  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 10 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 63
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About This Company

San Francisco, California 

Energy / Utilities

PG&E Corp, Pg&E National Energy Group

Source: Freebase


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($153K annually) can be spotted in San Jose, Calif.; San Ramon, Calif. ($113K), the company's headquarter city of San Francisco, Calif. ($104K), and Sacramento, Calif. (about $84K) are the next top-paying cities. Walnut Creek, Calif. is near the bottom for pay at approximately $58K.


Engineering Supervisors earn the highest median pay at around $147K per year, followed by Emergency Management Specialists (approximately $119K), Quality Assurance Specialists (about $103K), and Senior Financial Analysts ($94K). Welders make an average around $78K, close to the bottom of the company pay scale.

Years of Experience

For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to $106K annually. Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make $75K per year on average. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of PG&E Corporation employees (38 percent) have 10-19 years of experience and earn $122K annually on average.

Certifications and Degrees

Project Management Professionals have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at approximately $120K per year. On average, salaries rise to $119K annually for accredited Certified Emergency Managers. PG&E Corporation compensates Master of Business Administration (MBA), Project Management-holders the most at about $162K per year.


In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Engineering Design; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of around $110K annually. Folks here also tend to know Project Management; on the survey, close to a fourth of workers named it in their skills portfolios. Employees also tend to round out their skills sets with Microsoft Excel, Data Analysis, and Microsoft Office.

Benefits and Perks

Unfortunately, a minority of employees — about 22 percent — are presented with both paid vacation and sick leave. Quite a few retirement plans are on offer at PG&E Corporation, including a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. For most workers, benefits include health insurance, and a large number of respondents get dental coverage, too. PG&E Corporation employees also enjoy perks such as tuition reimbursement, defined contribution (dc) retirement plan, and 401(a).

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Key Stats for PG&E Corporation


43 %
57 %
$76,025 - $130,143
$54,710 - $121,836

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Popular Locations for PG&E Corporation

  1. San Francisco, California
  2. San Ramon, California
  3. Sacramento, California
  4. San Jose, California
  5. Walnut Creek, California

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