Years of Experience
Between the one and five year mark, pay is typically $56K. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (28 percent) have been working for five to nine years and make $61K annually.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($89K per year) can be spotted in Denver; Atlanta (around $88K), Hagerstown (about $67K), and Omaha (approximately $61K) are the next top-paying cities. High paychecks are not found in Maitland; in fact, at about $35K it is one of the worst-paid cities. By state, Colorado offers the highest pay at around $87K annually.
Typically, Proposal Managers are the best paid with salaries hovering at $90K; Finance Managers, Information Technology Project Managers, and Project Analysts also rank near the top of the list, pulling in $88K, $84K, and approximately $60K, respectively. Associate Financial Analysts at First Data Corporation do not see much in the way of financial compensation and represent one of the lower-paid positions (around $39K) at the company.
Certifications and Degrees
Certified Public Accountants are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to $103K. Earning a Cisco Certified Network Associate certification garners significant financial rewards of about $87K per year. At First Data Corporation, employees who hold a Master of Business Administration (MBA), Finance receive the highest salaries at $92K.
The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be Forecasting; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of approximately $90K. Microsoft Excel is a popular skill in the First Data Corporation workforce; around one in four of those surveyed report putting it to use in their jobs. Other top skills include Data Analysis, Financial Analysis, and Project Management.
Benefits and Perks
Paid time off is hard to come by at First Data Corporation; the company rewards only 44 percent with paid vacation time and only one in three workers with sick leave. A fair portion of workers participate in a 401(k) program. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for most workers, and a fair portion of workers report receiving dental coverage as well. Additional benefits of working here are a casual working environment, tuition reimbursement, life insurance, and gym membership.