VPs of Sales earn the highest median pay at $126K annually, followed by Finance Managers ($90K), Senior Finance Managers ($84K), and Banking Branch Managers (around $65K). Fifth Third Bancorp hands out some of the smallest paychecks to Personal Bankers (about $37K on average).
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $103K per year) can be spotted in Southfield, Mich.; Cleveland, Ohio ($74K), Pittsburgh, Pa. ($69K), and Chicago, Ill. (about $63K) are the next top-paying cities. Louisville, Ky. is near the bottom for pay at $22K. By state, Michigan offers the highest pay at approximately $73K annually.
Years of Experience
Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make around $48K per year on average. The greater proportion of employees (33 percent) report five to nine years of experience and bring home median pay of approximately $52K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
Salaries approach $110K per year for Licensed Lawyers; non-accredited workers make much less. Acquiring certification to be a Project Management Professional is rewarded with median pay of around $100K annually. The best paid folks at Fifth Third Bancorp have a Master of Business Administration (MBA), earning $140K per year.
When it comes to skills, employees who report Financial Analysis among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of about $83K annually. It's pretty common to find people here who know Microsoft Excel; close to one-fifth consider it a key competency. Sales Management, Sales, and Customer Service are also desirable skills.
Benefits and Perks
One in three respondents receive paid vacation, and only a quarter of survey participants get sick leave. To plan for old age, the vast majority of workers maintain savings accounts through the company's 401(k) plan. Fifth Third Bancorp provides health insurance to most employees, and a solid majority of workers do receive dental coverage. Employees can also look forward to a stock purchase plan, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and a casual working environment.