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Average Salary for Credit Suisse Employees

The typical salary at Credit Suisse is $86K annually. At Credit Suisse, the biggest piece of the paycheck puzzle is what you do at the company — it impacts salary more than anything else — though how long you've been working and geography each factor into the equation as well. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

How This Employer Pays

Credit Suisse typically pays:
above market

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Employer: Credit Suisse
Average Salary Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
National Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
[-]Senior Business Analyst (4)
$77,735 - $163,133  
[-]Senior Business Analyst (4)
Salary$74,449 - $130,309  
Bonus$2,783 - $16,484  
Total Pay$77,735 - $163,133  
[+]Financial Analyst (4)
$53,887 - $108,053  
[+]Financial Analyst (4)
Salary$47,581 - $87,562  
Bonus$2,761 - $26,760  
Total Pay$53,887 - $108,053  
[+]Operations Analyst (4)
$34,116 - $69,851  
[+]Operations Analyst (4)
Salary$34,922 - $67,469  
Bonus$616 - $6,916  
Total Pay$34,116 - $69,851  
[+]Project Manager, Operations (3)
$61,255 - $127,705  
[+]Project Manager, Operations (3)
Salary$57,400 - $106,363  
Bonus$1,307 - $15,826  
Profit Disbursement$1,395 - $8,886  
Total Pay$61,255 - $127,705  
 Precise Range (?
XPrecise ranges are calculated based on validated data submitted by employees in this job at this company.
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XWhen PayScale has limited employee-submitted data, we base estimated ranges on a broader set of relevant employee profiles to calculate the most accurate ranges for this job at this company.
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 6 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 114
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Credit Suisse Details

Zürich, 00000


Investment banking, Finance, Financial Services


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The highest paychecks go to IT Business Analysts, who earn $135K, closely trailed by Senior Business Analysts (approximately $107K), Operations Project Managers (around $68K), and Financial Analysts ($67K). Operations Analysts are among the lowest paid at $43K.

Years of Experience

A tenure of five to ten years results in average pay of about $73K. Overall, the greater share of Credit Suisse folks have one to four years of experience and earn $63K per year.


Median pay is highest in Chicago ($124K annually), followed by New York (around $92K), Miami (about $81K), and Durham ($73K). Approaching the lower end of the pay scale (at approximately $57K) is Raleigh. Credit Suisse workers in Illinois earn the most — $124K per year on average.

Certifications and Degrees

Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than FINRA Series 7 General Securities Representatives, who make $125K. Earning a Project Management Professional certification garners significant financial rewards of about $103K annually. At Credit Suisse, employees who hold a B.A. in Computer Science (CS) receive the highest salaries at approximately $110K.


The best paying skill to have in this role appears to be Business Analysis; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of around $99K. A common skill in Credit Suisse's work force is Microsoft Excel; just under one in five of survey participants report using it on the job. Many workers are also familiar with Project Management, Data Analysis, and Microsoft Office.

Benefits and Perks

Paid time off is scarce, with only about 37 percent receiving paid vacation and slightly less than a third of workers receiving sick leave. Nearly all workers plan for retirement by taking advantage of the company-sponsored 401(k) program. At Credit Suisse, most workers have health insurance, and a fair portion of workers have dental coverage. Privileges also include life insurance, supplemental paternity leave, tuition reimbursement, and optional telecommute / work from home.

Key Stats

36 %
64 %
$56,171 - $102,811
$43,929 - $105,331
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 26 votes.

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