Average Salary for Fidelity Investments Employees

Boston, Mass.-based Fidelity Investments hires for positions ranging from Financial Representative to Senior Software Engineer in the investment banking sector. The average employee at Fidelity Investments takes home $81K per year. At Fidelity Investments, the biggest piece of the paycheck puzzle is your experience level — it impacts salary more than anything else — though your role at the company and where you live each factor into the equation as well. This synopsis is derived from responses to the PayScale's salary survey.

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Employer: Fidelity Investments
Average Salary Range by Job
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National Data (?
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[-]Financial Representative (29)
$33,720 - $53,292  
[-]Financial Representative (29)
Salary$34,297 - $46,703  
Bonus$1.30 - $5,817  
Profit Disbursement$807 - $7,818  
Total Pay$33,720 - $53,292  
[+]Senior Software Engineer (11)
$79,675 - $118,458  
[+]Senior Software Engineer (11)
Salary$72,759 - $103,564  
Bonus$2,215 - $24,107  
Profit Disbursement$1,378 - $16,801  
Total Pay$79,675 - $118,458  
[+]Relationship Manager (11)
$50,684 - $123,291  
[+]Relationship Manager (11)
Salary$43,993 - $103,564  
Bonus$2,847 - $34,577  
Profit Disbursement$1,232 - $10,509  
Total Pay$50,684 - $123,291  
[+]Financial Advisor (8)
$35,966 - $155,144  
[+]Financial Advisor (8)
Salary$30,458 - $108,024  
Bonus$1,995 - $32,094  
Commission$17,336 - $202,533  
Profit Disbursement$1,242 - $15,332  
Total Pay$35,966 - $155,144  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 9 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 388
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About This Company

Boston, Massachusetts 


Investment banking, Financial Services


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Years of Experience

Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can typically make $61K. Those who have five to nine years of work experience see an average salaries of approximately $75K. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (31 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and make about $89K annually.


IT Senior Project Managers are awarded the highest paychecks, with compensation nearing around $95K; Senior Software Engineers are next on the list, bringing in close to $82K, followed by Systems Analysts earning $70K and Relationship Managers making about $54K. Financial Representatives make $39K, close to the bottom of the company pay scale.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $86K per year) can be spotted in the company's headquarter city of Boston; Smithfield ($81K), Raleigh ($80K), and Durham (approximately $77K) are the next top-paying cities. Westlake is near the bottom for pay at $60K. Within the firm, employees working in Rhode Island take home the most — $88K annually on average.

Certifications and Degrees

Salaries approach approximately $101K for Project Management Professionals; non-accredited workers make much less. Bigger paychecks are awarded to Investment Company Products/Variable Contracts Limited Representatives with credentials; these people typically earn around $85K per year. Fidelity Investments compensates B.A. in Psychology-holders the most at about $131K annually.


In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Project Management; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of $100K. A common skill in Fidelity Investments' work force is Microsoft Office; one in ten of survey participants report using it on the job. A typical employee's toolkit also contains Financial Analysis, Customer Service, and SQL.

Benefits and Perks

Two in five workers have paid vacation, and only about 31 percent can take paid time off for illness. The vast majority of workers take advantage of the 401(k) plan that Fidelity Investments sponsors. Almost all workers report having health insurance, and a solid majority of workers report having dental coverage. The company also dishes out perks such as life insurance, tuition reimbursement, gym membership, and a subsidized cell phone.

Key Stats for Fidelity Investments


32 %
68 %
$39,717 - $88,526
$42,465 - $96,167
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 97 votes.

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