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.