When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $81K per year) can be spotted in the company's headquarter city of New York, N.Y.; Rockville, Md. (about $74K), Los Angeles, Calif. ($69K), and Chicago, Ill. ($63K) are the next top-paying cities. Those interested in increasing earning potential should avoid the city of Atlanta, Ga. — at approximately $48K, salaries are some of the lowest in the country. U.S. pay levels are highest in the state of New York; salaries there average to $81K annually.
Bringing in the most money are Senior Business Analysts — their earnings average around $103K per year. VPs of Operations are a close second at $91K along with Executive Assistants (approximately $71K).
Years of Experience
For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to about $75K annually. Overall, the greater share of Guggenheim Partners folks have one to four years of experience and earn an average $57K per year.
Certifications and Degrees
Certified Public Accountants are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to $108K annually. It pays to have a Bachelor's Degree at Guggenheim Partners — these employees make the most at around $60K per year.
When it comes to skills, employees who report Business Analysis among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of about $95K annually. Microsoft Excel is considered a run-of-the-mill skill; over a third of Guggenheim Partners' people use it regularly. Microsoft Office, Financial Analysis, and Data Analysis round out the set of key employee skills.
Benefits and Perks
Guggenheim Partners lets only 38 percent take paid vacation and only one in four employees take sick leave. Almost all employees take advantage of the 401(k) plan that Guggenheim Partners sponsors. Most survey participants report having health insurance, and most employees report having dental coverage. Perks also include free drinks, life insurance, a casual working environment, and a company cell phone.