When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $98K per year) can be spotted in Woodbury, Minn.; Minneapolis, Minn. ($94K), Atlanta, Ga. (around $91K), and New York, N.Y. (approximately $65K) are the next top-paying cities. On the lower end is Duluth, Ga. at $47K. The highest pay by state can be found in Minnesota, where salaries average out at $78K annually.
Executive Assistants represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at about $67K per year — though IT Business Analysts, Senior Data Analysts, and Claims Adjusters also do fairly well at $53K, $50K, and approximately $48K, respectively. Earning only $41K on average, Operations Analysts make less than most people in the company.
Years of Experience
Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of around $56K annually. Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make $45K per year on average. The largest fraction of Assurant, Inc. people (53 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and earn $69K annually on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Project Management Professionals earn around $106K per year, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. Certified ITIL Leaders also rank high on the pay scale, with expected average earnings of about $73K annually. Assurant, Inc. provides the highest financial reward to those with a Bachelor's Degree — these employees rake in approximately $60K per year.
In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be People Management; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of $75K annually. Microsoft Office is a popular skill among Assurant, Inc. workers, with just under a fifth of those surveyed reporting using it on the job. Many workers usually know Microsoft Excel, Data Analysis, and Customer Service as well.
Benefits and Perks
Benefits packages do tend to lack paid time off; Assurant, Inc. gives paid vacation days to a third of survey participants and sick leave to 23 percent. Almost all respondents plan for retirement by taking advantage of the company-sponsored 401(k) program. Perks cover health insurance for most survey participants and dental coverage for the vast majority of workers. Advantages of working here also include life insurance, tuition reimbursement, a casual working environment, and a stock purchase plan.