Average Salary for Prudential Financial Inc. Employees

Operating out of Newark, N.J., life insurance company Prudential Financial Inc. employs talent in positions ranging from Systems Analyst to Investment Analyst. The median salary at Prudential Financial Inc. is $74K annually. The most important factor affecting pay for Prudential Financial Inc. employees is how long you've been working, though your role at the company and your city play a role as well. The data for this report comes from responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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Prudential Financial Inc. typically pays:
above market

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Employer: Prudential Financial Inc.
Average Salary Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
National Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
[-]Systems Analyst (4)
$48,301 - $108,358  
[-]Systems Analyst (4)
Salary$49,158 - $98,930  
Bonus$1,354 - $17,115  
Total Pay$48,301 - $108,358  
[+]Investment Analyst (4)
$50,484 - $122,400  
[+]Investment Analyst (4)
Salary$49,644 - $105,020  
Bonus$1,812 - $14,812  
Total Pay$50,484 - $122,400  
[+]Executive Assistant (4)
$36,710 - $83,162  
[+]Executive Assistant (4)
Salary$43,818 - $87,001  
Bonus$1,584 - $16,422  
Total Pay$36,710 - $83,162  
[+]Financial Professional Associate (3)
$27,340 - $69,492  
[+]Financial Professional Associate (3)
Salary$27,728 - $70,893  
Total Pay$27,340 - $69,492  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 29 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 98

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Newark, New Jersey 07102


Life Insurance

Prudential Financial

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Years of Experience

Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make about $60K per year on average. Survey participants who have worked at Prudential Financial Inc. for between five and 10 years earn $73K annually on average. The largest fraction of Prudential Financial Inc. people (38 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and earn $84K per year on average.


Bringing in the most money are Marketing Project Managers — their earnings average $79K annually. Systems Analysts are a close second at approximately $75K along with Investment Analysts (around $73K) and Financial Reporting Analysts (approximately $72K). Financial Professional Associates make an average around $39K, close to the bottom of the company pay scale.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($80K per year) can be spotted in the company's headquarter city of Newark, N.J.; San Francisco, Calif. ($77K), New York, N.Y. (about $76K), and Hartford, Conn. ($74K) are the next top-paying cities. Those interested in increasing earning potential should avoid the city of Jacksonville, Fla. — at $57K, salaries are some of the lowest in the country. Within the firm, employees working in New Jersey take home the most — around $77K annually on average.

Certifications and Degrees

Project Management Professionals have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at about $135K per year. Becoming a Chartered Financial Analyst can certainly pay off here; those folks make $104K on average. Prudential Financial Inc. provides the highest financial reward to those with a Master of Business Administration (MBA) — these employees rake in approximately $98K annually.


Employees who count Risk Management / Risk Control among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is $107K per year. A relatively widespread skill at Prudential Financial Inc. is Financial Analysis; about one in five of employees use it for work. Employees also tend to know Project Management, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft Office.

Benefits and Perks

With an eye toward the future, Prudential Financial Inc. offers several choices in retirement planning such as a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. Health insurance is part of the package for almost all workers, and for a large number of employees, dental coverage is too. Privileges also include tuition reimbursement, a stock purchase plan, life insurance, and a casual working environment.

Key Stats for Prudential Financial Inc.


51 %
49 %
$51,278 - $100,796
$43,209 - $108,869
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 21 votes.
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