Years of Experience
Survey participants who have worked at Prudential for between five and 10 years earn $60K per year on average. For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach around $54K annually. The largest fraction of Prudential people (35 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and earn $81K per year on average.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $97K annually) can be spotted in Hartford, Conn.; the company's headquarter city of Newark, N.J. (about $81K), Philadelphia, Pa. ($75K), and Roseland, N.J. (approximately $65K) are the next top-paying cities. Dubuque, Iowa is one of the lowest-paid cities, with earnings averaging about $45K. By state, the highest compensation levels appear in Connecticut, where the average salary is $93K per year.
Nearing the top of the pay scale are Senior Software Engineers, Financial Analysts, Rehabilitation Specialists, and Life Insurance Underwriters; while the first receives the highest median pay at $88K annually, the other salaries come in at around $65K, $62K, and around $53K, respectively. With salaries averaging about $40K, Office Administrators are among the lowest paid at Prudential.
Certifications and Degrees
Chartered Financial Consultants earn $101K per year, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. Acquiring certification to be a FINRA Series 7 General Securities Representative is rewarded with median pay of approximately $99K annually. Employees who have a Master of Science (MS), Physics make the most here, hauling in $118K per year.
When it comes to skills, Strategic Marketing seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of $93K annually. Microsoft Excel also popped up often in the survey as an important skill; nearly one-fifth of employees surveyed report using it at work. Key skills also include Data Analysis, Customer Service, and Project Management.
Benefits and Perks
Employees looking to save up for old age can choose from several options including a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. Perks cover health insurance for a large number of survey participants and dental coverage for a fair number of survey participants. The company also dishes out perks such as life insurance, tuition reimbursement, flexible hours, and a casual working environment.