VPs of Information Technology rake in the most money, with average earnings of $156K annually; VPs of Finance come in second with average earnings amounting to approximately $133K, while Senior Business Analysts and IT Business Analysts rank near the top as well ($105K and around $92K, respectively). With salaries averaging $68K, Financial Analysts are among the lowest paid at Credit Suisse.
Years of Experience
For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to about $79K per year. The largest fraction of Credit Suisse people (33 percent) have been working for one to four years and earn approximately $68K annually on average.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($100K per year) can be spotted in Miami, Fla.; Cary, N.C. (about $89K), New York, N.Y. ($88K), and Durham, N.C. (around $75K) are the next top-paying cities. Those interested in increasing earning potential should avoid the city of Raleigh, N.C. — at $59K, salaries are some of the lowest in the country. By state, Credit Suisse pays its Florida employees the most; the pay rate there is about $100K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
Being a FINRA Series 7 General Securities Representative certainly has its perks — salaries approach $125K per year and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. On average, salaries rise to around $122K annually for accredited Uniform Securities Agent State Law Holders. Regarding salaries and education, Credit Suisse pays those with a Master of Business Administration (MBA), Finance the most — approximately $122K.
In this position, it pays to have C# in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of $92K per year. Microsoft Excel is considered a run-of-the-mill skill; approximately one in four of Credit Suisse's people use it regularly. Many workers usually know Project Management, Microsoft Office, and Business Analysis as well.
Benefits and Perks
One in three survey participants — the minority — enjoy both paid vacation and paid sick time. Most workers participate in a 401(k) program. A large number of employees can count on health insurance, and a solid majority of employees have dental coverage as a benefit. Credit Suisse also dishes out privileges such as life insurance, tuition reimbursement, supplemental paternity leave, and optional telecommute / work from home.