When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($102K per year) can be spotted in Leominster, Mass.; Raleigh, N.C. ($100K), Scranton, Pa. ($68K), and Wichita, Kan. (about $63K) are the next top-paying cities. Atlanta, Ga. is near the bottom for pay at around $43K. By state, the highest pay levels are found in Massachusetts, where the average Fidelity Bank employee makes approximately $102K annually.
Senior Software Engineers represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at around $92K per year — though Assistant Branch Managers of Banking also do fairly well at $46K annually.
Years of Experience
Between the one and five year mark, median pay is approximately $45K per year. The greater proportion of employees (28 percent) report five to nine years of experience and bring home median pay of about $65K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
Being a Nationwide Mortgage Licensing System & Registry Certification certainly has its perks — salaries approach $46K per year and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. At Fidelity Bank, employees who hold a B.A. in Bachelor of Arts (BA) receive the highest salaries at $66K.
The highest-paying skill to have may be Financial Analysis; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of about $83K annually. Folks here also tend to know Operations Management; on the survey, just under a fourth of workers named it in their skills portfolios. Sales, Customer Service, and Loan Underwriting were also reported by many survey participants.
Benefits and Perks
A lucky few (one in ten workers) are fortunate enough to be compensated for both vacation and sick time. A solid majority of respondents take advantage of the 401(k) plan that Fidelity Bank sponsors. Fidelity Bank provides health insurance to a strong majority of respondents, and a solid majority of workers do receive dental coverage. Some other advantages of working at Fidelity Bank are life insurance.