When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($149K annually) can be spotted in South Bend, Ind.; Louisville, Ky. (around $78K), Agawam, Mass. ($70K), and Austin, Texas (about $67K) are the next top-paying cities. Across Farm Credit's U.S. offices, employees in the state of Indiana earn the most, taking home $130K per year.
VPs of Finance represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at approximately $93K annually — though Loan Officers, Credit Analysts, and Administrative Coordinators also do fairly well at around $65K, approximately $41K, and about $37K, respectively.
Years of Experience
For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to $68K per year. Overall, the greater share of Farm Credit folks have one to four years of experience and earn an average $42K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
Microsoft Certified Systems Administrators have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at $92K per year. Regarding salaries and education, Farm Credit pays those with a Master of Business Administration (MBA) the most — $75K.
The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Sales; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of about $95K annually. Financial Analysis is considered a run-of-the-mill skill; more than a third of Farm Credit's people use it regularly. Customer Service, Mortgage Loans, and Loan Processing were also reported by many survey participants.
Benefits and Perks
Just two in five respondents receive paid time off. A strong majority of employees contribute to 401(k) savings accounts sponsored by the firm. Health insurance is part of the package for almost all employees, and for a fair number of survey participants, dental coverage is too. The company also dishes out perks such as a subsidized cell phone, company car / automobile, a casual working environment, and life insurance.