The highest average salaries go to Certified Financial Planners, who bring in close to around $161K annually, though Information Technology Managers are not far behind at $98K along with Financial Advisors (about $65K) and Office Managers (approximately $47K). Among the lower-paid positions at Raymond James & Associates, Inc. are Operations Support Specialists — the median salary for this role approaches $30K.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($89K per year) can be spotted in Denver, Colo.; Seattle, Wash. ($74K), Tampa, Fla. (about $68K), and the company's headquarter city of St. Petersburg, Fla. ($52K) are the next top-paying cities. Approaching the lower end of the pay scale (at $36K) is Green Bay, Wisc. The highest pay by state can be found in Colorado, where salaries average out at approximately $89K annually.
Years of Experience
Survey participants who have worked at Raymond James & Associates, Inc. for between five and 10 years earn around $61K per year on average. The greater proportion of employees (42 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home median pay of $45K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
Certified Financial Planners receive bigger paychecks (about $86K per year) than those without credentials. On average, salaries rise to around $76K annually for accredited Uniform Investment Adviser Law Examination -s. The best paid folks at Raymond James & Associates, Inc. have a Master of Business Administration (MBA), earning approximately $69K per year.
The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be Financial Modeling; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of $70K annually. One of the more prevalent skills at Raymond James & Associates, Inc. is Microsoft Excel, with roughly one in five considering it a key competency. Employees also tend to know Customer Relationship Management, Customer Service, and Microsoft Office.
Benefits and Perks
The company is somewhat lacking in the benefits department, and only 30 percent report compensation for sick days and vacation time. Raymond James & Associates, Inc. sponsors a 401(k) program, and nearly all workers use this option to save for their retirement. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for the larger part of workers, and a majority of respondents report receiving dental coverage as well. Additional benefits of working here are a stock purchase plan, tuition reimbursement, life insurance, and flexible hours.