Years of Experience
Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make $59K per year on average. Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of around $71K annually. Overall, the greater share of Fidelity Investments folks have 10-19 years of experience and earn an average about $89K per year.
Bringing in the most money are IT Senior Project Managers — their earnings average approximately $103K annually. Senior Software Engineers are a close second at $80K along with Software Engineers ($71K) and Systems Analysts (around $70K). Financial compensation for Financial Representatives is rather low — on average only $40K — relative to the rest of the company.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($87K per year) can be spotted in the company's headquarter city of Boston, Mass.; Durham, N.C. (about $79K), Smithfield, R.I. ($79K), and Dallas, Texas (approximately $68K) are the next top-paying cities. Those interested in increasing earning potential should avoid the city of Westlake, Texas — at $61K, salaries are some of the lowest in the country. Across Fidelity Investments' U.S. offices, employees in the state of Rhode Island earn the most, taking home $89K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
Being a Project Management Professional certainly has its perks — salaries approach $109K per year and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. Sun Certified Java Programmers also rank high on the pay scale, with expected average earnings of around $83K annually. It pays to have a B.A. in Psychology at Fidelity Investments — these employees make the most at approximately $106K per year.
When it comes to skills, Project Management seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of about $101K annually. A garden variety skill at Fidelity Investments is SQL; around one in ten of Fidelity Investments' people use it regularly. Key skills also include Financial Analysis, Microsoft Office, and Microsoft Excel.
Benefits and Perks
Fidelity Investments lets only 38 percent take paid vacation and only one in three survey participants take sick leave. A 401(k) program is available, and almost all survey participants use it to save for retirement. Health insurance is part of the package for the vast majority of employees, and for most respondents, dental coverage is too. Employees can also look forward to life insurance, tuition reimbursement, gym membership, and a company cell phone.