The highest average salaries go to Senior Software Engineers, who bring in close to $90K per year, though Software Engineers are not far behind at $68K along with Systems Analysts (about $66K) and Relationship Managers (approximately $59K). With salaries averaging around $44K, Financial Representatives are among the lowest paid at Fidelity Investments.
Years of Experience
For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to $73K annually. The largest slice of the Fidelity Investments workforce (30 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns, on average, $61K per year.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($80K annually) can be spotted in Durham, N.C.; the company's headquarter city of Boston, Mass. (about $80K), Raleigh, N.C. ($78K), and Merrimack, N.H. (around $68K) are the next top-paying cities. On the lower end is Salt Lake City, Utah at approximately $50K. Fidelity Investments workers in Massachusetts earn the most — $83K per year on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Salaries approach $98K annually for Project Management Professionals; non-accredited workers make much less. Becoming a Certified ScrumMaster can certainly pay off here; those folks make approximately $89K on average. Those with an Executive Masters of Business Administration (Exec MBA), Marketing at Fidelity Investments come out on top, and their salaries approach about $110K per year.
The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be Project Management; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of $90K annually. A common skill in Fidelity Investments' work force is Microsoft Excel; one in eight of survey participants report using it on the job. Other top skills include Data Analysis, Microsoft Office, and Java.
Benefits and Perks
Benefits packages do tend to lack paid time off; Fidelity Investments gives paid vacation days to one in three respondents and sick leave to a fifth of respondents. A large number of survey participants save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. Perks cover health insurance for a large number of employees and dental coverage for most employees. Perks also include tuition reimbursement, life insurance, gym membership, and a casual working environment.