Years of Experience
For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to about $72K annually. The largest fraction of Fidelity Investments people (31 percent) have been working for one to four years and earn $58K per year on average.
Senior Software Engineers are the best paid with the average salary hovering at $81K annually; Senior Systems Analysts, Systems Analysts, and Software Developers also rank near the top of the list, pulling in around $80K, $74K, and approximately $65K, respectively. Among the lower-paid positions at Fidelity Investments are Financial Representatives — the median salary for this role approaches about $41K.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($90K per year) can be spotted in the company's headquarter city of Boston, Mass.; Durham, N.C. (approximately $84K), Smithfield, R.I. ($75K), and Raleigh, N.C. ($74K) are the next top-paying cities. On the lower end is Westlake, Texas at around $60K. Within the company, workers earn the highest salaries (an average of about $89K annually) in Massachusetts.
Certifications and Degrees
Project Management Professionals have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at $122K per year. Acquiring certification to be a Sun Certified Java Programmer is rewarded with median pay of around $83K annually. Employees who have a Master of Business Administration (MBA), Finance make the most here, hauling in $115K per year.
When it comes to skills, employees who report Project Management among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of $101K annually. SQL is a popular skill in the Fidelity Investments workforce; around a tenth of those surveyed report putting it to use in their jobs. Other skills in demand are Financial Analysis, Microsoft Office, and Microsoft Excel.
Benefits and Perks
When it comes to employee benefits, Fidelity Investments has room for improvement — only 38 percent are paid for vacation and sick time. Most survey participants participate in the company's 401(k) retirement savings plan. At Fidelity Investments, a large number of employees have health insurance, and a large number of workers have dental coverage. A few more workplace perks are life insurance, tuition reimbursement, gym membership, and a subsidized cell phone.