Average Salary for Prudential Employees

Operating out of Newark, N.J., life insurance company Prudential employs talent in positions ranging from Life Insurance Underwriter to Financial Analyst. Prudential pays its employees $67K annually on average. How long you've been working is the biggest factor affecting pay for Prudential workers, followed by what you do at the company and where you live. The data for this overview comes from answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Newark, New Jersey 07102


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Years of Experience

Between the one and five year mark, median pay is $53K per year. Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average salaries of $62K annually. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Prudential employees (34 percent) have 10-19 years of experience and earn $90K per year on average.


The highest paychecks go to Compliance Officers, who earn an average about $81K annually, closely trailed by Financial Analysts (approximately $65K), Rehabilitation Specialists (around $62K), and Life Insurance Underwriters ($53K). Prudential hands out some of the smallest paychecks to Financial Professional Associates (about $35K on average).


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $99K per year) can be spotted in Hartford, Conn.; the company's headquarter city of Newark, N.J. ($83K), Shelton, Conn. (around $69K), and Dallas, Texas ($65K) are the next top-paying cities. Approaching the lower end of the pay scale (at about $60K) is Portland, Maine. U.S. pay levels are highest in the state of Connecticut; salaries there average to $93K annually.

Certifications and Degrees

Being a Project Management Professional certainly has its perks — salaries approach $118K per year and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. FINRA Series 7 General Securities Representatives also rank high on the pay scale, with expected average earnings of approximately $100K annually. Employees who have a Master of Business Administration (MBA), Finance make the most here, hauling in $112K per year.


When it comes to skills, employees who report Project Management among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of around $78K annually. Folks here also tend to know Microsoft Excel; on the survey, roughly one in five of workers named it in their skills portfolios. Many workers are also familiar with Data Analysis, Customer Service, and Financial Analysis.

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. Health insurance is part of the package for a large number of workers, and for a fair number of respondents, dental coverage is too. Advantages of working here also 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
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5
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