When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($98K per year) can be spotted in Woodbury, Minn.; Atlanta, Ga. (around $82K), New York, N.Y. ($74K), and Kansas City, Mo. ($68K) are the next top-paying cities. Approaching the lower end of the pay scale (at about $47K) is Duluth, Ga. By state, Assurant, Inc. employees make the most in New York, earning approximately $76K annually on average.
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 approximately $46K annually. The largest slice of the Assurant, Inc. workforce (52 percent) has been working for 10-19 years and earns, on average, around $72K per year.
The highest average salaries go to Executive Assistants, who bring in close to $67K annually, though IT Business Analysts are not far behind at $53K along with Senior Data Analysts (about $50K) and IT Security Administrators ($48K). Near the bottom at Assurant, Inc. are Operations Analysts, pulling in an average of just around $41K.
Certifications and Degrees
Certified Six Sigma Green Belts earn $57K per year, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. Licensed Claims Adjusters also rank high on the pay scale, with expected average earnings of about $55K annually. Those with a B.A. in Business Administration at Assurant, Inc. come out on top, and their salaries approach approximately $58K per year.
In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Financial Reporting; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of $82K annually. Microsoft Excel is a popular skill among Assurant, Inc. workers, with about a sixth of those surveyed reporting using it on the job. Other skills in demand are Data Analysis, Microsoft Office, and Project Management.
Benefits and Perks
Benefits packages do tend to lack paid time off; Assurant, Inc. gives paid vacation days to 31 percent and sick leave to 19 percent. Nearly all survey participants allocate some part of their earnings to the company-sponsored 401(k) savings plan. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for the vast majority of respondents, and nearly all workers report receiving dental coverage as well. Assurant, Inc. folks also make good use of life insurance, a casual working environment, tuition reimbursement, and a stock purchase plan.