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  • Updated: 12 Jan 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 112
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Senior Director, Operationss rake in the most money, with average earnings of around $175K per year; Electrical Engineers come in second with average earnings amounting to approximately $73K, while Financial Analysts and Project Engineers rank near the top as well ($72K and $72K, respectively). Customer Service Representatives are among the lowest paid at a median salary of about $34K.

Years of Experience

Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make $62K annually on average. The largest fraction of CenterPoint Energy, Inc. people (28 percent) have been working for five to nine years and earn approximately $73K per year on average.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($71K annually) can be spotted in Houston, Texas; Minneapolis, Minn. (about $71K), Shreveport, La. ($51K), and Little Rock, Ark. (around $41K) are the next top-paying cities. By state, CenterPoint Energy, Inc. employees make the most in Oklahoma, earning $76K per year on average.

Certifications and Degrees

Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Licensed Lawyers, who make approximately $152K annually. Becoming a Class A Commercial Driver License Holder can certainly pay off here; those folks make $111K on average. It pays to have a Bachelor of Engineering in Bachelor of Engineering (BEng / BE) at CenterPoint Energy, Inc. — these employees make the most at $119K per year.


The highest-paying skill to have may be Project Management; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of $89K annually. A relatively widespread skill at CenterPoint Energy, Inc. is Microsoft Excel; just under a third of employees use it for work. Many workers are also familiar with Microsoft Office, Microsoft Word, and Engineering Design.

Benefits and Perks

When it comes to employee benefits, CenterPoint Energy, Inc. has room for improvement — only two-fifths of survey participants are paid for vacation and sick time. A large number of workers report contributing to a 401(k). At CenterPoint Energy, Inc., almost all respondents have health insurance, and nearly all workers have dental coverage. Perks also include a company cell phone, tuition reimbursement, flexible hours, and a casual working environment.

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Key Stats for CenterPoint Energy, Inc.


32 %
68 %
$38,597 - $77,036
$54,147 - $93,832

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 43 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

About This Company

Lake Charles, Louisiana 77002


Energy / Utilities


CenterPoint Energy, Inc. pays its employees an average of $72,286 a year. Salaries at CenterPoint Energy, Inc. range from an average of $46,422 to $115,999 a year. CenterPoint Energy, Inc. employees with the job title Senior Director, Business Operations make the most with an average annual salary of $180,410, while employees with the title Electrician Helper make the least with an average annual salary of $36,534.

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