VPs of Finance earn the highest median pay at about $133K annually, followed by Senior Business Analysts (approximately $105K), IT Business Analysts (around $92K), and Software Developers ($85K). Financial Analysts at Credit Suisse do not see much in the way of financial compensation and represent one of the lower-paid positions ($64K on average) at the company.
Years of Experience
For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to $79K per year. The greater proportion of employees (33 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home median pay of $64K annually.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $100K per year) can be spotted in Miami, Fla.; New York, N.Y. (about $90K), Cary, N.C. ($89K), and Durham, N.C. (approximately $75K) are the next top-paying cities. On the lower end is Raleigh, N.C. at $59K. By state, the highest pay levels are found in Florida, where the average Credit Suisse employee makes $100K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than FINRA Series 7 General Securities Representatives, who make $125K per year. Uniform Securities Agent State Law Holders with credentials can live quite comfortably; median salaries come in at around $122K annually. Employees who have a Master of Business Administration (MBA), Finance make the most here, hauling in approximately $122K per year.
When it comes to skills, employees who report C# among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of about $92K annually. A common skill in Credit Suisse's work force is Microsoft Excel; approximately one-fourth of survey participants report using it on the job. Project Management, Business Analysis, and Microsoft Office are also desirable skills.
Benefits and Perks
Credit Suisse lets only a third of survey participants take paid vacation and only a quarter of workers take sick leave. For employees looking to save up for their golden years, Credit Suisse provides an optional 401(k) plan, and most workers participate. A large number of respondents receive health insurance, and a solid majority of survey participants get dental coverage. A few more workplace perks are life insurance, supplemental paternity leave, tuition reimbursement, and optional telecommute / work from home.