Business Systems Analysts are the best paid with the average salary hovering at $64K per year; Operations Analysts, IT Business Analysts, and Insurance Claims Specialists also rank near the top of the list, pulling in about $57K, $53K, and around $28K, respectively.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $75K annually) can be spotted in Atlanta, Ga.; Kansas City, Mo. ($73K), Miami, Fla. (about $60K), and St. Paul, Minn. (approximately $52K) are the next top-paying cities. Duluth, Ga. ranks low on the pay scale — at around $41K, it is one of the lowest-paid cities. Pay rates in the United States are highest in the state of Minnesota, where they average to $74K per year.
Years of Experience
Average pay is $64K annually for those with five to nine years of experience. Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make $50K per year on average. The largest slice of the Assurant, Inc. workforce (48 percent) has been working for 10-19 years and earns, on average, $75K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
Project Management Professionals have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at approximately $92K per year. Assurant, Inc. compensates Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc)-holders the most at around $75K annually.
The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be Data Analysis; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of about $64K per year. Folks here also tend to know Microsoft Excel; on the survey, roughly one in five of workers named it in their skills portfolios. Some other standard skills here are Project Management, Microsoft Office, and Business Analysis.
Benefits and Perks
Most respondents save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. Most workers have health insurance, and benefits for most survey participants also include dental insurance. The company also dishes out perks such as a casual working environment, a company cell phone, optional telecommute / work from home, tuition reimbursement, and flexible hours.