Utilities Salary Survey

The Utilities Salary Survey reports compensation data for 209 benchmark jobs related to generation, transmission, treatment and distribution of electric power, natural gas, steam supply, water supply, and the collection, treatment and disposal of waste materials.

The Utilities Salary Survey documents market-based pay data for 18 executive and 191 non-management salary benchmark jobs from up to three databases: digitized public sources, ERI Assessor Series data, and direct participants. The following information is reported for each job title (salary data are shown in means, medians, and percentile cuts):

  • Annual Salary
  • Incentive/Variable Pay
  • Total Direct Annual Compensation
  • Job Description
  • Graph with a Trend Line and Data Points
  • Selected Characteristics of the Occupation (SCO)

Survey information is solicited through traditional mail, email, and online questionnaires. Each data submission is thoroughly screened by our team of experienced researchers prior to inclusion in a survey. No attempt is made to alter incumbent data as reported other than to normalize collected compensation amounts to a common date. Data collection begins October and ends March. Survey results are published annually in July, with an effective data date of March 31 of the given survey year.

  • Accountant
  • Accounting Clerk
  • Accounting Manager
  • Accounts Receivable Analyst
  • Administrative Assistant
  • Administrative Engineering Director
  • Administrative Engineering Manager
  • Benefits Analyst
  • Billing Analyst
  • Billing Clerk
  • Line Supervisor
  • Line Walker
  • Machinery Mechanic
  • Maintenance Electrician
  • Maintenance Manager
  • Maintenance Supervisor
  • Maintenance Worker
  • Management Analyst
  • Marketing Manager
  • Materials Handler
  • Accountant
  • Accounting Clerk
  • Accounting Manager
  • Accounts Receivable Analyst
  • Administrative Assistant
  • Administrative Engineering Director
  • Administrative Engineering Manager
  • Benefits Analyst
  • Billing Analyst
  • Billing Clerk
  • Boiler Operator
  • Branch Office Manager
  • Cable Puller
  • Cable Splicer
  • Cable Tester
  • Cable Wirer
  • Calibration Technician
  • Cashier
  • Chemical-Radiation Technician
  • Chief Executive Officer
  • Chief Financial Officer
  • Chief Human Resources Officer
  • Chief Marketing & Sales Officer
  • Chief Operating Officer
  • Civil Engineer
  • Civil Engineering Drafter
  • Civil Engineering Technician
  • Collections Specialist
  • Communications Director
  • Communications Manager
  • Communications Specialist
  • Communications Vice President
  • Compliance Officer
  • Compliance Specialist
  • Compressed Gas Plant Worker
  • Computer Programmer
  • Contract Administrator
  • Contract Specialist
  • Controller
  • Controller Assistant
  • Cost Accountant
  • Customer Complaint Clerk
  • Customer Service Manager
  • Customer Service Representative (General Calls)
  • Customer Service Representative (Specialized Calls)
  • Data Integration Analyst
  • Data Warehouse Manager
  • Dispatcher
  • Drafter Utilities
  • Drafting Supervisor
  • EDP Audit Director
  • Electric Meter Installer
  • Electric Meter Repair Helper
  • Electric Meter Repairer
  • Electric Meter Tester
  • Electrical Drafter
  • Electrical Engineer
  • Electrical Engineering Technician
  • Electrical Power Repairer
  • Electrical Repairer
  • Electrician Journeyman
  • Electrolysis Engineer
  • Electronics Mechanic
  • Employee Communications Supervisor
  • Engineering Manager
  • Engineering Supervisor
  • Engineering Technician
  • Environmental Engineer
  • Environmental Engineering Supervisor
  • Environmental Technician
  • Equipment Operator Heavy
  • Executive Secretary
  • Executive Vice President
  • Financial Analyst
  • Forklift Operator
  • Garbage Truck Driver
  • Gas Compressor Operator
  • Gas Inspector
  • Gas Plant Operator
  • Gate Guard
  • Geographic Information System Specialist
  • Hazardous Materials Removal Worker
  • Heavy Equipment Mechanic
  • Heavy Truck Driver
  • HRIS Top Executive
  • Human Resources Manager
  • HVAC Mechanic
  • Hydraulic Engineer
  • Hydro Pneumatic Tester
  • Hydroelectric Station Operator
  • Hydrographer
  • Hydrologist
  • Instrument Technician
  • Integrated Disability Manager
  • Internal Publications Director
  • Irrigation Worker
  • Janitor
  • Laboratory Supervisor
  • Laboratory Technician Utilities
  • Laborer
  • Landman
  • Light Truck Driver
  • Line Erector
  • Line Repairer Utilities
  • Line Supervisor
  • Line Walker
  • Machinery Mechanic
  • Maintenance Electrician
  • Maintenance Manager
  • Maintenance Supervisor
  • Maintenance Worker
  • Management Analyst
  • Marketing Manager
  • Materials Handler
  • Materials Manager
  • Mechanic Truck
  • Meter Reader
  • Meter Repairer
  • Nuclear Criticality Safety Engineer
  • Nuclear Engineer
  • Nuclear Equipment Test Engineer
  • Nuclear Fuels Reclamation Engineer
  • Nuclear Fuels Research Engineer
  • Nuclear Waste Process Operator
  • Operator Nuclear Reactor
  • Order Clerk
  • Overhead Crane Operator
  • Payroll Clerk
  • Payroll Manager
  • Payroll Vice President
  • Personnel Administrative Assistant
  • Personnel Analyst
  • Pipefitter
  • Pipefitter Helper
  • Plant Manager (Experience)
  • Plumber
  • Plumber Supervisor
  • Power Distribution Engineer
  • Power Plant Operator
  • Power Systems Engineer
  • Power Transmission Engineer
  • Powerhouse Mechanic
  • Procurement Analyst
  • Production Engineer
  • Production Manager
  • Project Engineer
  • Project Manager (Experience)
  • Public Relations Manager
  • Pump Installer
  • Pump Repairer
  • Pump Station Operator
  • Purchasing Agent
  • Purchasing Manager
  • Radiation-Protection Engineer
  • Rate Analyst
  • Reactor Operator Test & Research
  • Receptionist
  • Regulatory Administrator
  • Reliability Engineer
  • Right-of-Way Agent
  • Safety Engineer
  • Safety Manager
  • Sanitary Engineer
  • SAP Analyst
  • Scrap Handler
  • Secretary
  • Security Guard
  • Senior Human Resources Generalist
  • Server Administrator
  • Server Manager
  • Service Order Clerk
  • Sewage Facilities Supervisor
  • Solar Energy System Installer
  • Solar Energy Systems Designer
  • Stationary Engineer
  • Storage Administrator
  • Storekeeper
  • Street Light Servicer
  • Substation Operator
  • Substation Wireman
  • Sustainability Specialist
  • Sustainable Design Specialist
  • Systems Analyst
  • Tariff Publishing Agent
  • Telecommunications Engineer
  • Top Administrative Officer
  • Top Business Development Executive
  • Top IT Officer
  • Top Legal Officer
  • Tractor Operator
  • Transportation Manager
  • Tree Trimmer
  • Utilities Sales Representative
  • Utilities Superintendent
  • Utility Clerk Locator
  • Utility Complaints Investigator
  • Waste Management Engineer
  • Wastewater Treatment Plant Attendant
  • Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator
  • Water Maintenance Worker
  • Water Superintendent
  • Water Supervisor
  • Water Tender
  • Water Treatment Operator
  • Water Treatment Plant Manager
  • Web Designer
  • Welder
  • Welding Supervisor
  • Wind Generating Installer
  • 8POINT3 ENERGY PARTNERS LP
  • ADVANCED DISPOSAL SERVICES INC
  • ALABAMA POWER CO
  • ALLETE INC
  • ALLIANT ENERGY CORP
  • AMEREN CORP
  • AMEREN ILLINOIS CO
  • AMERICAN ELECTRIC POWER CO INC
  • AMERICAN STATES WATER CO
  • AMERICAN WATER WORKS CO INC
  • MISSISSIPPI POWER CO
  • MURPHY USA INC
  • MYCELX TECHNOLOGIES CORP
  • NEW JERSEY RESOURCES CORP
  • NEXTERA ENERGY INC
  • NEXTERA ENERGY PARTNERS LP
  • NISOURCE INC
  • NORTHEAST OHIO REGIONAL SEWER DISTRICT
  • NORTHWEST NATURAL GAS CO
  • NORTHWESTERN CORP
  • 8POINT3 ENERGY PARTNERS LP
  • ADVANCED DISPOSAL SERVICES INC
  • ALABAMA POWER CO
  • ALLETE INC
  • ALLIANT ENERGY CORP
  • AMEREN CORP
  • AMEREN ILLINOIS CO
  • AMERICAN ELECTRIC POWER CO INC
  • AMERICAN STATES WATER CO
  • AMERICAN WATER WORKS CO INC
  • ANONYMOUS20
  • ANONYMOUS28
  • ANTERO MIDSTREAM GP LP
  • ANTERO MIDSTREAM PARTNERS LP
  • AQUA AMERICA INC
  • ARTESIAN RESOURCES CORP
  • ATLANTIC POWER CORP
  • ATMOS ENERGY CORP
  • AVANGRID INC
  • AVISTA CORP
  • AZURE MIDSTREAM PARTNERS LP
  • BLACK HILLS CORP
  • BOARDWALK PIPELINE PARTNERS LP
  • CALGON CARBON CORP
  • CALIFORNIA WATER SERVICE GROUP
  • CALPINE CORP
  • CASELLA WASTE SYSTEMS INC
  • CENTERPOINT ENERGY INC
  • CHENIERE ENERGY INC
  • CHENIERE ENERGY PARTNERS LP
  • CHESAPEAKE UTILITIES CORP
  • CHEVRON CORP
  • CLEAN DIESEL TECHNOLOGIES INC
  • CLEAN ENERGY FUELS CORP
  • CLEAN ENERGY TECHNOLOGIES INC
  • CLEAN HARBORS INC
  • CMS ENERGY CORP
  • COLUMBIA PIPELINE PARTNERS LP
  • COLUMBUS WATER WORKS
  • CONE MIDSTREAM PARTNERS LP
  • CONNECTICUT WATER SERVICE INC
  • CONSOLIDATED EDISON INC
  • CONSUMERS ENERGY CO
  • CUMMINS INC
  • DCP MIDSTREAM LP
  • DELTA NATURAL GAS CO INC
  • DOMINION MIDSTREAM PARTNERS LP
  • DOMINION RESOURCES INC
  • DTE ENERGY CO
  • DUKE ENERGY CORP
  • DYNEGY INC
  • ECA MARCELLUS TRUST I
  • EDISON INTERNATIONAL
  • EL PASO ELECTRIC CO
  • EMPIRE DISTRICT ELECTRIC CO
  • ENABLE MIDSTREAM PARTNERS LP
  • ENERGY TRANSFER EQUITY LP
  • ENERGY TRANSFER PARTNERS LP
  • ENLINK MIDSTREAM LLC
  • ENTERGY ARKANSAS INC
  • ENTERGY CORP
  • ENTERGY MISSISSIPPI INC
  • ENTERGY NEW ORLEANS INC
  • ENTERPRISE PRODUCTS PARTNERS LP
  • ETRION CORP
  • EUROSITE POWER INC
  • EVERSOURCE ENERGY
  • EXELON CORP
  • EXXON MOBIL CORP
  • FIRSTENERGY CORP
  • FUELCELL ENERGY INC
  • GAS NATURAL INC
  • GENIE ENERGY LTD
  • GEORGIA POWER CO
  • GLOBAL WATER RESOURCES INC
  • GLYECO INC
  • GRANGER III AND ASSOCIATES
  • GREAT PLAINS ENERGY INC
  • GREAT RIVER ENERGY
  • GREENSHIFT CORP
  • GULF POWER CO
  • HAWAIIAN ELECTRIC CO INC
  • HAWAIIAN ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES INC
  • HERITAGE-CRYSTAL CLEAN INC
  • IDACORP INC
  • INDUSTRIAL SERVICES OF AMERICA INC
  • INTERSTATE POWER AND LIGHT CO
  • KINDER MORGAN INC
  • LCEC
  • MAGNEGAS CORP
  • MAMMOTH ENERGY SERVICES INC
  • MERIDIAN WASTE SOLUTIONS INC
  • MGE ENERGY INC
  • MIDDLESEX WATER CO
  • MISSISSIPPI POWER CO
  • MURPHY USA INC
  • MYCELX TECHNOLOGIES CORP
  • NEW JERSEY RESOURCES CORP
  • NEXTERA ENERGY INC
  • NEXTERA ENERGY PARTNERS LP
  • NISOURCE INC
  • NORTHEAST OHIO REGIONAL SEWER DISTRICT
  • NORTHWEST NATURAL GAS CO
  • NORTHWESTERN CORP
  • NRG ENERGY INC
  • NRG YIELD INC
  • NSTAR ELECTRIC CO
  • NUVERRA ENVIRONMENTAL SOLUTIONS INC
  • OGE ENERGY CORP
  • ONE GAS INC
  • ONE WEB
  • ONEOK INC
  • ONEOK PARTNERS LP
  • ORMAT TECHNOLOGIES INC
  • OTTER TAIL CORP
  • PACIFIC SANDS INC
  • PACIFICORP
  • PATTERN ENERGY GROUP INC
  • PENNTEX MIDSTREAM PARTNERS LP
  • PERMA-FIX ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES INC
  • PG&E CORP
  • PIEDMONT NATURAL GAS CO INC
  • PINNACLE WEST CAPITAL CORP
  • PNM RESOURCES INC
  • PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC CO
  • PPL CORP
  • PUBLIC SERVICE COMPANY OF NEW MEXICO
  • PUBLIC SERVICE ENTERPRISE GROUP INC
  • QEP RESOURCES INC
  • RANDOLPH ELECTRIC MEMBERSHIP CORPORATION
  • REPUBLIC SERVICES INC
  • RGC RESOURCES INC
  • RICE MIDSTREAM PARTNERS LP
  • ROSE ROCK MIDSTREAM LP
  • SCANA CORP
  • SELECT ENERGY SERVICES INC
  • SEMPRA ENERGY
  • SEYCHELLE ENVIRONMENTAL TECHNOLOGIES INC
  • SHARPS COMPLIANCE CORP
  • SHO-ME POWER ELECTRIC COOPERATIVE
  • SJW GROUP
  • SOLARCITY CORP
  • SOUTH JERSEY INDUSTRIES INC
  • SOUTHCROSS ENERGY PARTNERS LP
  • SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA EDISON CO
  • SOUTHERN CO
  • SPARK ENERGY INC
  • SPECTRA ENERGY CORP
  • SPECTRA ENERGY PARTNERS LP
  • SPIRE INC
  • STANDEX INTERNATIONAL CORP
  • STERICYCLE INC
  • STRATEGIC ENVIRONMENTAL & ENERGY RESOURCES INC
  • SUNRUN INC
  • SUNVALLEY SOLAR INC
  • SUREPURE INC
  • TALEN ENERGY CORP
  • TALLGRASS ENERGY PARTNERS LP
  • TARGA RESOURCES CORP
  • TARGA RESOURCES PARTNERS LP
  • TC PIPELINES LP
  • TECOGEN INC
  • TERRAFORM GLOBAL INC
  • TERRAFORM POWER INC
  • THE AES CORP
  • THE CONNECTICUT LIGHT & POWER CO
  • THE ENVIROMART COMPANIES INC
  • THE YORK WATER CO
  • UGE INTERNATIONAL LTD
  • UGI CORP
  • UNION ELECTRIC CO
  • UNITIL CORP
  • US ECOLOGY INC
  • US GEOTHERMAL INC
  • VECTREN CORP
  • VERTEX ENERGY INC
  • VISTRA ENERGY CORP
  • VIVINT SOLAR INC
  • WASTE CONNECTIONS INC
  • WASTE MANAGEMENT INC
  • WEC ENERGY GROUP INC
  • WESTAR ENERGY INC
  • WESTERN FARMERS ELECTRIC COOPERATIVE
  • WESTERN GAS PARTNERS, LP
  • WILLIAMS COMPANIES INC
  • WILLIAMS PARTNERS LP
  • WISCONSIN ELECTRIC POWER CO
  • XCEL ENERGY INC

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