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Average Salary for Guardian Life Insurance Company of America Employees

Operating out of New York City, New York, Guardian Life Insurance Company of America employs talent in positions ranging from Compliance Officer to Product Specialist. A typical Guardian Life Insurance Company of America employee can expect to make $89K annually. The most important factor affecting pay for Guardian Life Insurance Company of America employees is how long you've been working, though where you live and your job title play a role as well. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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
Job (Number Reporting)
National Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
[-]Compliance Officer (2)
$60,104 - $135,130  
[-]Compliance Officer (2)
Salary$58,532 - $125,584  
Total Pay$60,104 - $135,130  
[+]Investment Analyst (2)
$59,616 - $230,751  
[+]Investment Analyst (2)
Salary$55,504 - $170,805  
Total Pay$59,616 - $230,751  
[+]Product Specialist, (Unspecified Type) (2)
$58,236 - $111,443  
[+]Product Specialist, (Unspecified Type) (2)
Salary$60,007 - $107,255  
Total Pay$58,236 - $111,443  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 30
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Guardian Life Insurance Company of America Details

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Years of Experience

Survey participants who have worked at Guardian Life Insurance Company of America for between five and ten years haul in $36K on average. Between the one and five year mark, pay is typically around $47K. On the whole, the greater proportion of employees (52 percent) have a tenure of 10-19 years and bring home $89K per year.


Median pay is highest in Pittsfield ($121K annually), followed by New York (approximately $89K), Dallas (about $82K), and Appleton ($62K). Minneapolis ranks low on the pay scale — at around $60K, it is one of the lowest-paid cities. Within the company, workers earn the highest salaries (an average of $121K per year) in Massachusetts.


Investment Analysts rake in the most money, with average earnings of about $89K; Product Specialists come in second with typical earnings amounting to $88K, and Compliance Officers rank near the top as well (approximately $82K).

Certifications and Degrees

Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Project Management Professionals, who make about $140K. Bigger paychecks are awarded to Licensed Health Insurance Agents with credentials; these people typically earn $84K annually. Regarding salaries and education, Guardian Life Insurance Company of America pays those with a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA), Finance & Investments the most — approximately $89K.


Skill-wise, employees who report Strategic Planning as part of the toolkit report the most money, earning $131K on average. Customer Service is a popular skill among Guardian Life Insurance Company of America workers, with approximately one in eight of those surveyed reporting using it on the job. Many workers are also familiar with Microsoft Excel, Financial Modeling, and Financial Analysis.

Benefits and Perks

Guardian Life Insurance Company of America lets only 36 percent take paid vacation and only a quarter of workers take sick leave. 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. A strong majority of workers receive health insurance, and almost all workers get dental coverage. Some other advantages of working at Guardian Life Insurance Company of America are life insurance, a company cell phone, and a defined benefit retirement plan.

Key Stats

50 %
50 %
$29,397 - $83,424
$55,000 - $162,778
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

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