Average Salary for Prudential Financial Inc. Employees

Newark, N.J.-based Prudential Financial Inc. hires for positions ranging from Investment Analyst to Executive Assistant in the life insurance industry. Prudential Financial Inc. employees typically bring home $73K annually. How long you've been working influences pay for Prudential Financial Inc. workers the most, followed by your city and your role at the company. The data for this report comes from responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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How This Employer Pays

Prudential Financial Inc. typically pays:
at market
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above market
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Employer: Prudential Financial Inc.
Average Salary Range by Job
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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.
[-]Executive Assistant (6)
$33,554 - $77,477  
[-]Executive Assistant (6)
Salary$33,169 - $71,437  
Bonus$648 - $10,942  
Total Pay$33,554 - $77,477  
[+]Systems Analyst (3)
$50,027 - $110,873  
[+]Systems Analyst (3)
Salary$50,661 - $99,273  
Bonus$1,500 - $19,097  
Total Pay$50,027 - $110,873  
[+]Investment Analyst (3)
$54,517 - $123,687  
[+]Investment Analyst (3)
Salary$50,888 - $107,754  
Bonus$1,623 - $13,983  
Total Pay$54,517 - $123,687  
[+]Financial Reporting Analyst (3)
$40,470 - $96,765  
[+]Financial Reporting Analyst (3)
Salary$45,584 - $90,161  
Bonus$1,071 - $12,798  
Total Pay$40,470 - $96,765  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 111
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About This Company

Newark, New Jersey 07102


Life Insurance

Prudential Financial

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Years of Experience

Average pay is typically $71K for those with five to nine years of experience. Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can typically make around $55K. Overall, the greater share of Prudential Financial Inc. folks have 10-19 years of experience and earn approximately $81K per year.


Median pay is highest in New York (about $100K annually), followed by Roseland ($81K), the company's headquarter city of Newark ($70K), and Hartford (approximately $70K). Those interested in increasing earning potential should avoid the city of Portland — at about $63K, salaries are some of the lowest in the country. By state, New York offers the highest pay at $100K per year.


Marketing Project Managers earn the highest median pay at around $79K, followed by Financial Services Wholesalers ($75K), Financial Reporting Analysts ($70K), and Systems Analysts ($70K). Executive Assistants are among the lowest paid at $45K.

Certifications and Degrees

Salaries approach approximately $135K for Project Management Professionals; non-accredited workers make much less. Acquiring certification to be a Chartered Financial Analyst is rewarded at about $102K annually. At Prudential Financial Inc., employees who hold a Master of Business Administration (MBA) receive the highest salaries at $98K.


The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Regulatory Compliance; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of around $96K. Project Management also popped up often in the survey as an important skill; slightly less than a fifth of employees surveyed report using it at work. Many workers are also familiar with Financial Analysis, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft Office.

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. Prudential Financial Inc. provides health insurance to a strong majority of workers, and the greater part of workers do receive dental coverage. Perks also include tuition reimbursement, a stock purchase plan, life insurance, and optional telecommute / work from home.

Key Stats for Prudential Financial Inc.


51 %
49 %
$46,369 - $92,665
$43,251 - $106,599
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 33 votes.

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