Average Salary for Guardian Life Insurance Company of America Employees

Operating out of New York City, N.Y., Guardian Life Insurance Company of America employs talent in positions ranging from Compliance Officer to Investment Analyst. The typical salary at Guardian Life Insurance Company of America is $89K annually. At Guardian Life Insurance Company of America, the biggest piece of the paycheck puzzle is how long you've been working — it impacts salary more than anything else — though where you live and your job title each factor into the equation as well. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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How This Employer Pays

Guardian Life Insurance Company of America typically pays:
below market

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Employer: Guardian Life Insurance Company of America
Average Salary Range by Job
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National Data (?
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[-]Investment Analyst (2)
$55,423 - $226,232  
[-]Investment Analyst (2)
Salary$57,953 - $161,719  
Total Pay$55,423 - $226,232  
[+]Compliance Officer (2)
$58,487 - $138,444  
[+]Compliance Officer (2)
Salary$56,931 - $121,346  
Total Pay$58,487 - $138,444  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 21 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 27
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About This Company

New York City, New York 


The Guardian Life Insurance Company

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Years of Experience

For those with one to four years of experience, paychecks typically reach around $63K. For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to approximately $36K. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (52 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and make $89K per year.


Median pay is highest in Pittsfield (about $121K annually), followed by New York ($89K), Dallas ($82K), and Appleton (around $62K). Approaching the lower end of the pay scale (at approximately $60K) is Minneapolis. The highest pay by state can be found in Massachusetts, where salaries average out at $121K per year.


Investment Analysts are awarded the highest paychecks, with compensation nearing about $89K; Compliance Officers are next on the list, bringing in close to $82K.

Certifications and Degrees

Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Project Management Professionals, who make $140K. Earning a Licensed Health Insurance Agent certification garners significant financial rewards of $84K annually. Guardian Life Insurance Company of America compensates Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA), Finance & Investments-holders the most at $89K per year.


The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Strategic Planning; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of $131K. Microsoft Excel is a popular skill among Guardian Life Insurance Company of America workers, with approximately one-seventh of those surveyed reporting using it on the job. Other top skills include Financial Modeling, Microsoft Office, and Customer Service.

Benefits and Perks

As part of compensation, Guardian Life Insurance Company of America gives paid vacation to 43 percent and paid sick leave to 30 percent. Those seeking to set aside retirement funds can rely on several savings options such as a 401(k) plan, a company pension plan, and a defined benefit retirement plan. Health insurance is part of the package for a solid majority of workers, and for the greater part of workers, dental coverage is too. Perks also include life insurance, a defined benefit retirement plan, and a casual working environment.

Key Stats for Guardian Life Insurance Company of America


52 %
48 %
$29,194 - $84,287
$39,156 - $170,000
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

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