Years of Experience
For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach about $71K per year. Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average salaries of $38K annually. The largest slice of the Guardian Life Insurance Company of America workforce (53 percent) has been working for 10-19 years and earns, on average, $88K per year.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $103K annually) can be spotted in New York, N.Y.; Allentown, Pa. (approximately $93K), Bethlehem, Pa. ($88K), and Dallas, Texas ($82K) are the next top-paying cities. Minneapolis, Minn. is one of the lowest-paid cities, with earnings averaging about $63K. Within the company, workers earn the highest salaries (an average of approximately $103K per year) in New York.
Compliance Officers rake in the most money, with average earnings of $82K annually; Marketing Managers come in second with median earnings amounting to around $73K, and Executive Assistants rank near the top as well ($50K).
Certifications and Degrees
Monetary compensation comes to about $120K per year for Project Management Professionals, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. Acquiring certification to be a General Securities Principal is rewarded with median pay of approximately $83K annually. Regarding salaries and education, Guardian Life Insurance Company of America pays those with a Bachelor's Degree the most — $64K.
In this position, it pays to have Project Management in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of around $120K per year. Folks here also tend to know Insurance; on the survey, about a tenth of workers named it in their skills portfolios. Other skills in demand are Strategic Marketing, Customer Service, and Financial Analysis.
Benefits and Perks
The company pays out both vacation time and sick leave for only one in four survey participants. Workers can easily stock up on retirement savings by participating in several options such as a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. Perks cover health insurance for a large number of survey participants and dental coverage for the vast majority of respondents. Guardian Life Insurance Company of America employees also enjoy perks such as life insurance, a casual working environment, and tuition reimbursement.