Average Salary for Prudential Financial Inc. Employees

Based in Newark, N.J.,life insurance player Prudential Financial Inc. offers many employment opportunities, including Investment Analyst and Financial Professional Associate positions. The average Prudential Financial Inc. employee earns $74K annually. How long you've been working primarily drives compensation; however, your role at the company and your city are also reported as secondary influences on salary at Prudential Financial Inc. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Newark, New Jersey 07102


Life Insurance

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Years of Experience

Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make approximately $60K per year on average. Survey participants who have worked at Prudential Financial Inc. for between five and 10 years earn $76K annually on average. The largest slice of the Prudential Financial Inc. workforce (40 percent) has been working for 10-19 years and earns, on average, $84K per year.


Financial Services Wholesalers are the best paid with the average salary hovering at $75K annually; Systems Analysts, Investment Analysts, and Financial Reporting Analysts also rank near the top of the list, pulling in around $75K, about $73K, and approximately $72K, respectively. Financial compensation for Financial Professional Associates is rather low — on average only about $35K — relative to the rest of the company.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($84K per year) can be spotted in the company's headquarter city of Newark, N.J.; San Francisco, Calif. ($77K), Hartford, Conn. ($74K), and Portland, Maine (around $72K) are the next top-paying cities. Los Angeles, Calif. is near the bottom for pay at $50K. Prudential Financial Inc. workers in New Jersey earn the most — about $81K annually on average.

Certifications and Degrees

Project Management Professionals earn approximately $135K per year, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. Chartered Financial Analysts with credentials can live quite comfortably; median salaries come in at $104K annually. Prudential Financial Inc. workers who hold a Master of Business Administration (MBA) are also well compensated, earning around $98K on average.


When it comes to skills, Risk Management / Risk Control seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of $107K per year. Financial Analysis also popped up often in the survey as an important skill; around one in five of employees surveyed report using it at work. Other skills in demand are Project Management, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft Office.

Benefits and Perks

Workers can easily stock up on retirement savings by participating in several options such as a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for most respondents, and a large number of workers report receiving dental coverage as well. Privileges also include tuition reimbursement, a stock purchase plan, life insurance, and a casual working environment.

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Key Stats for Prudential Financial Inc.


51 %
49 %
$46,369 - $93,830
$42,226 - $106,913
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 20 votes.

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