When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($107K annually) can be spotted in New York, N.Y.; the company's headquarter city of Newark, N.J. (around $83K), Roseland, N.J. ($77K), and San Francisco, Calif. (approximately $75K) are the next top-paying cities. Approaching the lower end of the pay scale (at $62K) is Plymouth, Minn. Prudential Financial Inc. workers in New York earn the most — about $107K per year on average.
Accounting Managers earn the highest median pay at $97K annually, followed by Project Management Specialists ($88K), Senior Actuarial Associates (approximately $85K), and Relationship Managers ($68K). Financial compensation for Financial Advisors is rather low — on average only around $62K — relative to the rest of the company.
Years of Experience
For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to about $79K per year. The largest slice of the Prudential Financial Inc. workforce (35 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns, on average, $62K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
Monetary compensation comes to $119K per year for Project Management Professionals, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. Becoming an Associate of Society of Actuaries Member can certainly pay off here; those folks make approximately $107K on average. At Prudential Financial Inc., employees who hold a Master of Computer Science (MCS) receive the highest salaries at around $118K.
The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Data Analysis; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of about $83K annually. It's pretty common to find people here who know Microsoft Excel; slightly less than one-fifth consider it a key competency. Many workers usually know Financial Analysis, Project Management, and Microsoft Office as well.
Benefits and Perks
Workers who save for retirement get lots of help because the company offers a number of savings programs including a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for the vast majority of survey participants, and a large number of workers report receiving dental coverage as well. Privileges also include tuition reimbursement, life insurance, gym membership, and a stock purchase plan.