The highest paychecks go to Portfolio Managers, who earn an average $97K annually, closely trailed by Real Estate Appraiser, Agriculturals ($75K), Loan Officers (approximately $58K), and Agricultural Loan Officers (around $57K). Loan Assistants make an average $35K, close to the bottom of the company pay scale.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $95K per year) can be spotted in Clovis, N.M.; Austin, Texas ($73K), Louisville, Ky. (approximately $73K), and Tyler, Texas (around $57K) are the next top-paying cities. Statesville, N.C. is one of the lowest-paid cities, with earnings averaging about $39K. The highest pay by state can be found in Texas, where salaries average out at $74K annually.
Years of Experience
For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to $73K per year. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Farm Credit employees (33 percent) have one to four years of experience and earn about $49K annually on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Certified Public Accountants have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at $102K per year. On average, salaries rise to $97K annually for accredited State Certified General Real Estate Appraisers. Farm Credit compensates Master of Business Administration (MBA), Business Administration-holders the most at around $103K per year.
The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be Portfolio Management; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of approximately $95K annually. A relatively widespread skill at Farm Credit is Financial Analysis; more than a third of employees use it for work. Key skills also include Customer Relationship Management, Loan Underwriting, and Commercial Loans.
Benefits and Perks
The company pays out both vacation time and sick leave for only 29 percent. A large number of respondents set aside retirement funds in an employer-sponsored 401(k). Health insurance is part of the package for a large number of survey participants, and for most employees, dental coverage is too. Employees can also look forward to a subsidized cell phone, a casual working environment, life insurance, and tuition reimbursement.