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Average Salary for Prudential Financial Inc. Employees

Headquartered in Newark, New Jersey, Prudential Financial Inc. offers a range of employment opportunities in the life insurance industry, from Investment Analyst to Executive Assistant. Prudential Financial Inc. employees typically bring home $73K per year. Your experience level primarily drives compensation; however, geography and your job title are also reported as secondary influences on salary at Prudential Financial Inc. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

How This Employer Pays

Prudential Financial Inc. typically pays:
at market
Similar employers pay:
above market
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Employer: Prudential Financial Inc.
Average Salary Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
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[-]Executive Assistant (6)
$33,853 - $77,112  
[-]Executive Assistant (6)
Salary$33,274 - $70,907  
Bonus$580 - $9,770  
Total Pay$33,853 - $77,112  
[+]Investment Analyst (5)
$44,521 - $125,752  
[+]Investment Analyst (5)
Salary$43,668 - $108,230  
Bonus$1,463 - $17,923  
Total Pay$44,521 - $125,752  
[+]Financial Reporting Analyst (4)
$40,151 - $91,253  
[+]Financial Reporting Analyst (4)
Salary$40,704 - $83,310  
Bonus$1,127 - $13,127  
Total Pay$40,151 - $91,253  
[+]Systems Analyst (3)
$51,079 - $113,242  
[+]Systems Analyst (3)
Salary$50,718 - $98,450  
Bonus$1,557 - $19,079  
Total Pay$51,079 - $113,242  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 125
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Prudential Financial Inc. Details

Newark, New Jersey 07102


Life Insurance

Prudential Financial

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Years of Experience

Survey participants who have worked at Prudential Financial Inc. for between five and ten years haul in $71K on average. Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can typically make about $55K. On the whole, the greater proportion of employees (38 percent) have a tenure of 10-19 years and bring home $81K annually.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($100K per year) can be spotted in New York; Roseland (approximately $81K), the company's headquarter city of Newark (around $70K), and Hartford ($70K) are the next top-paying cities. Those interested in increasing earning potential should avoid the city of Portland — at $63K, salaries are some of the lowest in the country. Pay rates in the United States are highest in the state of New York, where they average to about $100K annually.


Marketing Project Managers earn the highest median pay at approximately $79K, followed by Financial Services Wholesalers ($75K), Financial Reporting Analysts (around $70K), and Systems Analysts (about $70K). Among the lower-paid positions at Prudential Financial Inc. are Executive Assistants — typical salaries for this role approach $45K.

Certifications and Degrees

Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Project Management Professionals, who make $135K. Acquiring certification to be a Chartered Financial Analyst is rewarded at approximately $102K per year. Employees who have a Master of Business Administration (MBA) make the most here, hauling in around $98K annually.


The highest paying skill to have in this role seems to be Regulatory Compliance; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of $96K. It's pretty common to find people here who know Project Management; a little less than a fifth consider it a key competency. Financial Analysis, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft Office are also desirable skills.

Benefits and Perks

It's easy to build up retirement reserves here with programs such as a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. A strong majority of workers have health insurance, and benefits for the greater part of workers also include dental insurance. Privileges also include tuition reimbursement, a stock purchase plan, life insurance, and optional telecommute / work from home.

Key Stats

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
Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 33 votes.

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