Average Salary for Prudential Employees

Newark, N.J.-based Prudential hires for positions ranging from Financial Analyst to Accounting Associate in the life insurance industry. The average employee at Prudential takes home $65K annually. Though your role at the company and geography do impact pay, how long you've been working is the primary influence on employee salary at Prudential. The data for this report comes from responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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How This Employer Pays

Prudential typically pays:
above market
Similar employers pay:
at market
Employer: Prudential
Average Salary Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
National Data (?
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[-]Administrative Assistant (6)
$19,368 - $39,851  
[-]Administrative Assistant (6)
Salary$22,748 - $45,696  
Total Pay$19,368 - $39,851  
[+]Insurance Underwriter, Life (4)
$38,240 - $96,340  
[+]Insurance Underwriter, Life (4)
Salary$38,592 - $84,164  
Total Pay$38,240 - $96,340  
[+]Financial Professional Associate (4)
$20,303 - $57,426  
[+]Financial Professional Associate (4)
Salary$25,796 - $68,786  
Total Pay$20,303 - $57,426  
[+]Accounting Associate (3)
$27,355 - $58,018  
[+]Accounting Associate (3)
Salary$30,005 - $57,114  
Total Pay$27,355 - $58,018  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 21 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 168
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About This Company

Newark, New Jersey 07102


Life Insurance

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Years of Experience

Between the one and five year mark, pay is typically $53K. Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of around $61K. The largest slice of the Prudential workforce (33 percent) has been working for 10-19 years and earns approximately $80K per year.


Financial Services Wholesalers are awarded the highest paychecks, with compensation nearing about $93K; Business Analysts are next on the list, bringing in close to $66K, followed by Life Insurance Underwriters earning $66K and Rehabilitation Specialists making $62K. Earning only around $37K, Sales Support Associates make less than most people in the company.


Median pay is highest in Hartford ($97K annually), followed by Philadelphia ($84K), the company's headquarter city of Newark (about $81K), and Jacksonville (approximately $68K). Expected earnings are below average (about $45K) in Dubuque, one of the lowest-paid cities. Within the company, workers earn the highest salaries (an average of around $95K per year) in Connecticut.

Certifications and Degrees

Certified Public Accountants receive bigger paychecks ($156K) than those without credentials. Acquiring certification to be a Chartered Financial Consultant is rewarded at $116K annually. Prudential compensates Master of Science (MS), Physics-holders the most at approximately $118K per year.


In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Operations Management; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of $101K. A common skill in Prudential's work force is Microsoft Excel; nearly one in five of survey participants report using it on the job. Other skills in demand are Project Management, Customer Service, and Microsoft Office.

Benefits and Perks

Quite a few retirement plans are on offer at Prudential, including a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. For the greater part of workers, benefits include health insurance, and most workers get dental coverage, too. Some other perks are life insurance, tuition reimbursement, a stock purchase plan, and flexible hours.

Key Stats for Prudential


46 %
54 %
$30,521 - $90,196
$35,276 - $90,000
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 37 votes.

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