Residents of Hartford, Conn. pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is $122K per year; other top-paying cities include Pittsburgh, Pa. (approximately $83K) and Buffalo, N.Y. ($60K). Across First Niagara Bank's U.S. offices, employees in the state of Connecticut earn the most, taking home $120K annually.
Years of Experience
For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to about $58K per year. The largest slice of the First Niagara Bank workforce (30 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns, on average, around $59K annually.
The highest paychecks go to Senior Business Analysts, who earn an average $74K per year, closely trailed by Accounting Managers ($66K), Bank VPs & Branch Managers ($60K), and Banking Branch Managers (around $60K). Among the lower-paid positions at First Niagara Bank are Senior Financial Analysts — the median salary for this role approaches approximately $54K.
Certifications and Degrees
Salaries approach about $63K annually for Certified Public Accountants; non-accredited workers make much less. It pays to have a Master of Business Administration (MBA) at First Niagara Bank — these employees make the most at $64K per year.
When it comes to skills, Financial Analysis seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of approximately $67K annually. It's pretty common to find people here who know Data Analysis; around one in seven consider it a key competency. Many workers usually know Banking, Sales Management, and Accounting as well.
Benefits and Perks
The vast majority of respondents take advantage of the 401(k) plan that First Niagara Bank sponsors. Health insurance is part of the package for a fair number of respondents, and for a little over a half of workers, dental coverage is too. Privileges also include life insurance, a company cell phone, flexible hours, tuition reimbursement, and a casual working environment.