Portfolio Managers earn the highest median pay at about $87K annually, followed by Business Systems Analysts ($61K), Banking Branch Managers ($58K), and Financial Analysts (approximately $48K). Financial Services Specialists are among the lowest paid at a median salary of around $29K.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($87K per year) can be spotted in Nashville, Tenn.; Atlanta, Ga. ($77K), Jackson, Miss. ($66K), and the company's headquarter city of Birmingham, Ala. ($56K) are the next top-paying cities. On the lower end is Gainesville, Ga. at about $30K. By state, Regions Financial Corporation pays its Mississippi employees the most; the pay rate there is approximately $66K annually.
Years of Experience
Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of around $55K per year. The greater proportion of employees (31 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home median pay of $52K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
Being a Licensed Health Insurance Agent certainly has its perks — salaries approach approximately $84K per year and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. Acquiring certification to be a Certified Public Accountant is rewarded with median pay of around $74K annually. It pays to have a Master of Business Administration (MBA) at Regions Financial Corporation — these employees make the most at about $90K per year.
The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be Project Management; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of $75K annually. Microsoft Excel is considered a run-of-the-mill skill; just under one in three of Regions Financial Corporation's people use it regularly. Key skills also include Customer Service, Sales, and Banking.
Benefits and Perks
A lucky few (half of employees) are fortunate enough to be compensated for both vacation and sick time. With an eye toward the future, Regions Financial Corporation offers several choices in retirement planning such as a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. A solid majority of employees report having health insurance, and a strong majority of workers report having dental coverage. Regions Financial Corporation also dishes out privileges such as life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and a subsidized cell phone.