Senior Software Engineers represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at $91K per year — though Software Engineers, Systems Analysts, and Financial Analysts also do fairly well at $68K, around $66K, and about $60K, respectively. On the lower end are Financial Representatives at $44K on average.
Years of Experience
Survey participants who have worked at Fidelity Investments for between five and 10 years earn approximately $73K annually on average. The largest slice of the Fidelity Investments workforce (31 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns, on average, about $61K per year.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($81K annually) can be spotted in the company's headquarter city of Boston, Mass.; Raleigh, N.C. ($76K), Durham, N.C. ($75K), and Merrimack, N.H. (around $71K) are the next top-paying cities. Salt Lake City, Utah ranks low on the pay scale — at approximately $51K, it is one of the lowest-paid cities. Within the company, workers earn the highest salaries (an average of about $84K per year) in Massachusetts.
Certifications and Degrees
Project Management Professionals have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at approximately $97K annually. Bigger paychecks are awarded to Certified ScrumMasters with credentials; these people earn $89K per year on average. Those with an Executive Masters of Business Administration (Exec MBA), Marketing at Fidelity Investments come out on top, and their salaries approach around $110K annually.
The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Project Management; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of $91K per year. Data Analysis is a popular skill in the Fidelity Investments workforce; roughly one in ten of those surveyed report putting it to use in their jobs. Employees also tend to know Java, Microsoft Excel, and Financial Analysis.
Benefits and Perks
One in three employees have paid vacation, and only about a fifth of employees can take paid time off for illness. A large number of respondents plan for retirement by taking advantage of the company-sponsored 401(k) program. Health insurance is part of the package for a large number of survey participants, and for most survey participants, dental coverage is too. Fidelity Investments folks also make good use of tuition reimbursement, life insurance, gym membership, and a casual working environment.