Years of Experience
Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of about $73K annually. The greater proportion of employees (31 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home median pay of approximately $60K per year.
Senior Software Engineers are awarded the highest paychecks, with compensation nearing around $88K annually on average; Software Engineers are next on the list, bringing in close to $72K, followed by Systems Analysts earning $65K and Financial Analysts making $59K. On the lower end are Financial Representatives at approximately $43K on average.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($84K per year) can be spotted in the company's headquarter city of Boston, Mass.; Raleigh, N.C. ($79K), Durham, N.C. (about $76K), and Dallas, Texas (around $71K) are the next top-paying cities. On the lower end is Salt Lake City, Utah at $49K. Across Fidelity Investments' U.S. offices, employees in the state of Massachusetts earn the most, taking home about $86K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
Project Management Professionals have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at around $115K per year. Earning a Certified ScrumMaster certification garners significant financial rewards of $91K annually on average. At Fidelity Investments, employees who hold a Bachelor of Engineering in Bachelor of Engineering (BEng / BE) receive the highest salaries at $126K.
The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Project Management; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of $88K per year. A common skill in Fidelity Investments' work force is Microsoft Excel; approximately one in eight of survey participants report using it on the job. Other skills in demand are Microsoft Office, Financial Analysis, and Data Analysis.
Benefits and Perks
Fidelity Investments lets only one in three survey participants take paid vacation and only a quarter of workers take sick leave. Fidelity Investments sponsors a 401(k) program, and a large number of respondents use this option to save for their retirement. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for most survey participants, and most employees report receiving dental coverage as well. Fidelity Investments folks also make good use of tuition reimbursement, life insurance, gym membership, and a casual working environment.