Years of Experience
Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average salaries of $71K annually. Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make approximately $58K per year on average. The largest slice of the Fidelity Investments workforce (31 percent) has been working for 10-19 years and earns, on average, about $94K annually.
IT Senior Project Managers are the best paid with the average salary hovering at $94K per year; Senior Software Engineers, Software Engineers, and Systems Analysts also rank near the top of the list, pulling in $82K, around $75K, and approximately $66K, respectively. 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 ($89K annually) can be spotted in the company's headquarter city of Boston, Mass.; Durham, N.C. ($84K), Raleigh, N.C. (around $76K), and Dallas, Texas ($71K) are the next top-paying cities. Those interested in increasing earning potential should avoid the city of Salt Lake City, Utah — at $50K, salaries are some of the lowest in the country. By state, the highest pay levels are found in Massachusetts, where the average Fidelity Investments employee makes around $90K per year.
Certifications and Degrees
Project Management Professionals are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to $113K annually. Certified ScrumMasters also rank high on the pay scale, with expected average earnings of $96K per year. The best paid folks at Fidelity Investments have a Bachelor of Engineering in Bachelor of Engineering (BEng / BE), earning about $118K annually.
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 approximately $92K per year. A relatively widespread skill at Fidelity Investments is Financial Analysis; nearly one in ten of employees use it for work. Key skills also include Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office, and SQL.
Benefits and Perks
Company benefits — namely paid time off for both vacation and sick leave — are received by just one in three respondents. A large number of respondents plan for retirement by taking advantage of the company-sponsored 401(k) program. The vast majority of workers have health insurance, and benefits for most respondents also include dental insurance. Some other advantages of working at Fidelity Investments are tuition reimbursement, life insurance, gym membership, and a subsidized cell phone.