When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($90K per year) can be spotted in Minneapolis, Minn.; Appleton, Wisc. (around $72K), Green Bay, Wisc. (approximately $72K), and Milwaukee, Wisc. ($48K) are the next top-paying cities. By state, Minnesota offers the highest pay at $90K annually.
The highest average salaries go to Portfolio Managers, who bring in close to about $75K per year, though Bank Managers are not far behind at $69K along with Banking Branch Managers ($52K) and Auditors (around $51K). Associated Bank Corp. hands out some of the smallest paychecks to Personal Bankers (about $33K on average).
Years of Experience
Survey participants who have worked at Associated Bank Corp. for between five and 10 years earn $57K annually on average. Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make approximately $51K per year on average. The greater proportion of employees (44 percent) report 10-19 years of experience and bring home median pay of $72K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
Microsoft Certified Professionals earn around $72K per year, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. On average, salaries rise to $51K annually for accredited Certified Anti Money Laundering Specialists. Regarding salaries and education, Associated Bank Corp. pays those with a Bachelor's Degree the most — about $84K.
When it comes to skills, Portfolio Management seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of approximately $74K per year. It's pretty common to find people here who know Financial Analysis; close to a fourth consider it a key competency. Employees also tend to round out their skills sets with Microsoft Excel, Sales Management, and Loan Underwriting.
Benefits and Perks
The company allows over one-half of workers to take paid time off for vacation, but only 35 percent get paid sick leave. The firm looks out for its employees by sponsoring assorted retirement savings plans such as a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. For most survey participants, benefits include health insurance, and most workers get dental coverage, too. Associated Bank Corp. also dishes out privileges such as life insurance, a stock purchase plan, and tuition reimbursement.