Years of Experience
Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of $72K annually. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Fidelity Investments employees (31 percent) have one to four years of experience and earn about $58K per year on average.
Bringing in the most money are Senior Software Engineers — their earnings average around $81K annually. Senior Systems Analysts are a close second at $80K along with Systems Analysts ($74K) and Software Developers (approximately $65K). Financial compensation for Financial Representatives is rather low — on average only about $41K — relative to the rest of the company.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $90K per year) can be spotted in the company's headquarter city of Boston, Mass.; Durham, N.C. ($84K), Smithfield, R.I. ($75K), and Raleigh, N.C. ($74K) are the next top-paying cities. Westlake, Texas is near the bottom for pay at around $60K. By state, the highest compensation levels appear in Massachusetts, where the average salary is $89K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
Salaries approach around $122K per year for Project Management Professionals; non-accredited workers make much less. Earning a Sun Certified Java Programmer certification garners significant financial rewards of $83K annually on average. Fidelity Investments workers who hold a Master of Business Administration (MBA), Finance are also well compensated, earning approximately $115K on average.
When it comes to skills, employees who report Project Management among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of $101K per year. SQL is regularly seen around here; roughly one in ten of those surveyed report it as a core competency. Financial Analysis, Microsoft Office, and Microsoft Excel round out the set of key employee skills.
Benefits and Perks
A lucky few (38 percent) are fortunate enough to be compensated for both vacation and sick time. Most employees set aside retirement funds in an employer-sponsored 401(k). Nearly all survey participants receive health insurance, and most workers get dental coverage. The company also dishes out perks such as life insurance, tuition reimbursement, gym membership, and a subsidized cell phone.