Years of Experience
Average pay is around $72K per year for those with five to nine years of experience. Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make $59K annually on average. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (32 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and make $88K per year on average.
Earning approximately $102K annually on average, IT Senior Project Managers receive the most money, followed by Senior Software Engineers (about $80K), Software Engineers ($71K), and Systems Analysts (approximately $70K). On the lower end are Financial Representatives at about $39K on average.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $87K per year) can be spotted in the company's headquarter city of Boston, Mass.; Durham, N.C. ($80K), Smithfield, R.I. ($79K), and Raleigh, N.C. ($70K) are the next top-paying cities. At $61K, Westlake, Texas is home to some of the lowest pay in the country. By state, Rhode Island offers the highest pay at about $88K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
Project Management Professionals earn $104K per year, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. Earning a Sun Certified Java Programmer certification garners significant financial rewards of $85K annually on average. The best paid folks at Fidelity Investments have a B.A. in Psychology, earning around $106K per year.
The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Project Management; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of approximately $101K annually. A skill that is commonly seen around here is SQL; less than ten percent deem it necessary for work. Many workers are also familiar with Financial Analysis, Microsoft Office, and Microsoft Excel.
Benefits and Perks
As part of compensation, Fidelity Investments gives paid vacation to two in five employees and paid sick leave to 30 percent. Nearly all workers report contributing to a 401(k). For almost all workers, benefits include health insurance, and most survey participants get dental coverage, too. A few more workplace perks are life insurance, tuition reimbursement, gym membership, and a company cell phone.