Average Salary for Prudential Employees

Based in Newark, N.J.,life insurance player Prudential offers many employment opportunities, including Life Insurance Underwriter and Financial Analyst positions. A salary of $67K per year is the median rate at Prudential. At Prudential, the biggest piece of the paycheck puzzle is your experience level — it impacts salary more than anything else — though what you do at the company and geography each factor into the equation as well. The data for this report comes from responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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Newark, New Jersey 07102


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Years of Experience

For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to approximately $62K annually. Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make about $53K per year on average. The greater proportion of employees (34 percent) report 10-19 years of experience and bring home median pay of $90K annually.


Compliance Officers are the best paid with the average salary hovering at around $81K per year; Financial Analysts, Rehabilitation Specialists, and Life Insurance Underwriters also rank near the top of the list, pulling in $65K, $62K, and about $53K, respectively. Prudential hands out some of the smallest paychecks to Financial Professional Associates ($35K on average).


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $99K annually) can be spotted in Hartford, Conn.; the company's headquarter city of Newark, N.J. (approximately $83K), Shelton, Conn. ($69K), and Dallas, Texas ($65K) are the next top-paying cities. Those interested in increasing earning potential should avoid the city of Portland, Maine — at $60K, salaries are some of the lowest in the country. By state, Connecticut offers the highest pay at around $93K per year.

Certifications and Degrees

Monetary compensation comes to $118K annually for Project Management Professionals, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. On average, salaries rise to $100K per year for accredited FINRA Series 7 General Securities Representatives. Prudential workers who hold a Master of Business Administration (MBA), Finance are also well compensated, earning approximately $112K on average.


The highest-paying skill to have may be Project Management; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of about $78K annually. Microsoft Excel is considered a run-of-the-mill skill; approximately one in five of Prudential's people use it regularly. Data Analysis, Customer Service, and Financial Analysis round out the set of key employee skills.

Benefits and Perks

Those seeking to set aside retirement funds can rely on several savings options such as a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. Most respondents have health insurance, and benefits for a fair number of respondents also include dental insurance. Other privileges include life insurance, tuition reimbursement, flexible hours, and a stock purchase plan.

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Key Stats for Prudential


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56 %
$31,921 - $90,906
$38,878 - $102,306
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1-4 years
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10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 29 votes.

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