The highest pay by state can be found in Indiana, where salaries average out at $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 $93K annually — though Loan Officers, Credit Analysts, and Administrative Coordinators also do fairly well at approximately $65K, $41K, and around $37K, respectively.
Years of Experience
For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to about $69K per year. The largest fraction of Farm Credit people (27 percent) have been working for one to four years and earn $41K annually on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Microsoft Certified Systems Administrators are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to $92K per year. The best paid folks at Farm Credit have a Master of Business Administration (MBA), earning around $75K annually.
In this position, it pays to have Sales in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of $95K per year. It's pretty common to find people here who know Financial Analysis; over a third consider it a key competency. Three more common skills are Customer Service, Loan Processing, and Commercial Loans.
Benefits and Perks
Merely two-fifths of respondents at Farm Credit earn paid vacation and paid sick time. Farm Credit sponsors a 401(k) program, and a fair number of survey participants use this option to save for their retirement. At Farm Credit, a solid majority of respondents have health insurance, and a solid majority of employees have dental coverage. Some other advantages of working at Farm Credit are a company cell phone, company car / automobile, a casual working environment, and life insurance.