When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($169K annually) can be spotted in Stamford, Conn.; Providence, R.I. ($95K), Boston, Mass. (approximately $84K), and Bridgeport, Conn. ($75K) are the next top-paying cities. On the lower end is Cleveland, Ohio at around $57K. U.S. pay levels are highest in the state of Rhode Island; salaries there average to about $94K per year.
Nearing the top of the pay scale are VPs of Product Management, Commercial Bankers, Senior Business Analysts, and Banking Branch Managers; while the first receives the highest median pay at $131K annually, the other salaries come in at $113K, $87K, and approximately $63K, respectively. Personal Bankers at RBS Citizens Inc do not see much in the way of financial compensation and represent one of the lower-paid positions (around $34K on average) at the company.
Years of Experience
For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach about $72K per year. Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of approximately $59K annually. The greater proportion of employees (39 percent) report 10-19 years of experience and bring home median pay of $80K per year.
Certifications and Degrees
Project Management Professionals are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to around $115K annually. Notary Publics with credentials can live quite comfortably; median salaries come in at about $49K per year. RBS Citizens Inc provides the highest financial reward to those with a Master of Business Administration (MBA), Finance — these employees rake in $172K annually.
The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Project Management; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of $110K per year. Banking is regularly seen around here; a little less than one-fifth of those surveyed report it as a core competency. Other skills in demand are Sales Management, Customer Service, and Microsoft Excel.
Benefits and Perks
Only 37 percent at RBS Citizens Inc enjoy paid vacation time, and just 22 percent can take sick leave. Employees can save for retirement by joining one of several savings plans such as a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. Health insurance is part of the package for nearly all respondents, and for a large number of workers, dental coverage is too. Perks also include life insurance, a subsidized cell phone, and tuition reimbursement.