Average Salary for PG&E Corporation Employees

San Francisco, Calif.-based PG&E Corporation hires for positions ranging from Senior Business Analyst to Quality Assurance Specialist in the energy / utilities. Those interested in boosting their bank account turn to PG&E Corporation, where salaries climb well into six-figure range and average pay approaches $104K. At PG&E Corporation, the biggest piece of the paycheck puzzle is your role at the company — it impacts salary more than anything else — though geography and how long you've been working each factor into the equation as well. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

Read More
PG&E Corporation Median Salary by Job





United States (change)



Civil Engineer
3 profiles


  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 121
  • View Table

Find out more about pay at PG&E Corporation

About This Company

San Francisco, California 

Energy / Utilities

PG&E Corp, Pg&E National Energy Group

PG&E Corporation pays its employees an average of $101,693 a year. Salaries at PG&E Corporation range from an average of $59,213 to $151,235 a year. PG&E Corporation employees with the job title Chief Revenue Officer make the most with an average annual salary of $228,331, while employees with the title Community Outreach Coordinator make the least with an average annual salary of $38,912.


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.

PG&E Corporation Job Listings

Key Stats for PG&E Corporation


42 %
58 %
$70,779 - $128,655
$52,000 - $131,007

Job Satisfaction

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

Subscribe to Our Newsletter

Salary and career advice to put you a step ahead.

newsletter icon

Recent Blog Posts on Career News

Want to Get More Specific? Get a Salary Report Customized for YOU

Tell us about your current job and your skillset, and we’ll let you know how much employers are paying in your area.