When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($98K per year) can be spotted in Woodbury, Minn.; Atlanta, Ga. (around $82K), Kansas City, Mo. (about $68K), and Austin, Texas (approximately $66K) are the next top-paying cities. High paychecks are not found in Duluth, Ga.; in fact, at $47K it is one of the worst-paid cities. By state, Assurant, Inc. pays its New York employees the most; the pay rate there is $76K annually.
Years of Experience
For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to $54K per year. Between the one and five year mark, median pay is around $46K annually. The largest fraction of Assurant, Inc. people (54 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and earn $74K per year on average.
Executive Assistants represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at approximately $67K annually — though IT Business Analysts, Senior Data Analysts, and IT Security Administrators also do fairly well at about $53K, $50K, and around $48K, respectively. Near the bottom at Assurant, Inc. are Operations Analysts, pulling in an average of just $41K.
Certifications and Degrees
Being a Certified Six Sigma Green Belt certainly has its perks — salaries approach about $57K per year and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. Bigger paychecks are awarded to Licensed Claims Adjusters with credentials; these people earn approximately $55K annually on average. Assurant, Inc. workers who hold a B.A. in Business Administration are also well compensated, earning $58K on average.
When it comes to skills, Financial Reporting seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of $82K per year. Data Analysis is a popular skill in the Assurant, Inc. workforce; about a sixth of those surveyed report putting it to use in their jobs. Many workers usually know Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office, and Project Management as well.
Benefits and Perks
31 percent have paid vacation, and only about 19 percent can take paid time off for illness. Nearly all workers set aside retirement funds in an employer-sponsored 401(k). Almost all respondents report having health insurance, and the vast majority of workers report having dental coverage. Assurant, Inc. employees also enjoy perks such as life insurance, a casual working environment, tuition reimbursement, and a stock purchase plan.