Average Salary for Credit Suisse Employees

Credit Suisse employees can expect to earn a comfortable salary, with average pay hovering around $96K annually. How long you've been working influences pay for Credit Suisse workers the most, followed by your job title and where you live. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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About This Company

Zürich 00000


Investment banking, Finance, Financial Services


Source: Freebase

Years of Experience

Survey participants who have worked at Credit Suisse for between five and 10 years earn about $95K per year on average. The largest slice of the Credit Suisse workforce (35 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns, on average, $66K annually.


VPs of Finance rake in the most money, with average earnings of $116K per year; VPs of Information Technology come in second with average earnings amounting to approximately $113K, while Associate Vice President (AVP), Financial Operationss and Credit Risk Analysts rank near the top as well ($103K and around $66K, respectively). Earning only $45K on average, Operations Analysts make less than most people in the company.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($104K annually) can be spotted in New York, N.Y.; Raleigh, N.C. ($68K), Chicago, Ill. (approximately $63K), and Durham, N.C. (about $53K) are the next top-paying cities. Morrisville, N.C. ranks low on the pay scale — at around $49K, it is one of the lowest-paid cities. By state, New York offers the highest pay at $103K per year.

Certifications and Degrees

Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Microsoft Certified Professionals, who make around $112K annually. Bigger paychecks are awarded to Project Management Professionals with credentials; these people earn approximately $105K per year on average. The best paid folks at Credit Suisse have a bachelor's degree in technology, earning $117K annually.


In this position, it pays to have Project Management in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of about $99K per year. Microsoft Excel is regularly seen around here; nearly one in four of those surveyed report it as a core competency. Three more common skills are Financial Analysis, Risk Management / Risk Control, and Microsoft Office.

Benefits and Perks

Only 23 percent receive paid vacation and sick leave. Credit Suisse sponsors a 401(k) program, and the vast majority of survey participants use this option to save for their retirement. Credit Suisse provides health insurance to nearly all employees, and a strong majority of respondents do receive dental coverage. Some other advantages of working at Credit Suisse are life insurance, optional telecommute / work from home, a casual working environment, and tuition reimbursement.

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65 %
$49,500 - $129,750
$46,137 - $111,398

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5
based on 20 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
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