Average Salary for Credit Suisse Employees

It is not unusual for people who work at Credit Suisse to earn generous salaries — average pay comes to $97K per year. What you do at the company primarily drives compensation; however, your experience level and where you live are also reported as secondary influences on salary at Credit Suisse. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

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Zürich 00000


Investment banking, Finance, Financial Services


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VPs of Information Technology are awarded the highest paychecks, with compensation nearing $130K annually on average; VPs of Finance are next on the list, bringing in close to approximately $120K, followed by Associate Vice President (AVP), Financial Operationss earning around $100K and Credit Risk Analysts making about $66K. Operations Analysts make an average $45K, close to the bottom of the company pay scale.

Years of Experience

Average pay is $95K per year for those with five to nine years of experience. The largest slice of the Credit Suisse workforce (36 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns, on average, around $68K annually.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($103K per year) can be spotted in New York, N.Y.; Raleigh, N.C. ($65K), Chicago, Ill. (approximately $63K), and Durham, N.C. ($53K) are the next top-paying cities. At about $46K, Raleigh-durham, N.C. is home to some of the lowest pay in the country. By state, Credit Suisse employees make the most in New York, earning approximately $102K annually on average.

Certifications and Degrees

Microsoft Certified Professionals receive bigger paychecks (around $112K per year) than those without credentials. Earning an Uniform Securities Agent State Law Holder certification garners significant financial rewards of about $110K annually on average. Credit Suisse compensates Master of Business Administration (MBA), Finance-holders the most at $109K per year.


When it comes to skills, employees who report Risk Management / Risk Control among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of $105K annually. A relatively widespread skill at Credit Suisse is Microsoft Excel; just under one in three of employees use it for work. Other skills in demand are Project Management, Financial Analysis, and Data Analysis.

Benefits and Perks

23 percent — the minority — enjoy both paid vacation and paid sick time. For employees looking to save up for their golden years, Credit Suisse provides an optional 401(k) plan, and almost all survey participants participate. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for most workers, and a solid majority of respondents report receiving dental coverage as well. Some other advantages of working at Credit Suisse are life insurance, optional telecommute / work from home, tuition reimbursement, and a casual working environment.

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Key Stats for Credit Suisse


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64 %
$49,168 - $122,874
$45,824 - $114,790

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 21 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
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