Portfolio Managers are the best paid with the average salary hovering at around $200K annually; Executive Assistants, Sales Consultants, and Data Analysts also rank near the top of the list, pulling in about $66K, $65K, and $59K, respectively. On the lower end are Accounting Associates at $50K on average.
Years of Experience
Average pay is approximately $94K per year for those with five to nine years of experience. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (42 percent) have been working for one to four years and make $56K annually on average.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $77K per year) can be spotted in the company's headquarter city of New York, N.Y.; Rockville, Md. ($72K), Chicago, Ill. (approximately $66K), and Indianapolis, Ind. ($64K) are the next top-paying cities. By state, California offers the highest pay at about $93K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
Certified Public Accountants are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to around $58K per year. At Guggenheim Partners, employees who hold a Master of Science (MS) receive the highest salaries at $153K.
The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be Operations Management; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of $96K annually. A relatively widespread skill at Guggenheim Partners is Microsoft Excel; slightly less than a third of employees use it for work. Data Analysis, Microsoft Office, and Financial Analysis are also desirable skills.
Benefits and Perks
A third of employees receive paid vacation, and only a quarter of employees get sick leave. A 401(k) program is available, and most respondents use it to save for retirement. A large number of employees have health insurance, and benefits for most employees also include dental insurance. Other privileges include free drinks, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and a subsidized cell phone.