Portfolio Managers rake in the most money, with average earnings of $87K annually; Senior Programmer Analysts come in second with average earnings amounting to around $73K, while Business Systems Analysts and Banking Branch Managers rank near the top as well (approximately $61K and $58K, respectively). Financial Services Specialists at Regions Financial Corporation do not see much in the way of financial compensation and represent one of the lower-paid positions (about $29K on average) at the company.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($77K per year) can be spotted in Atlanta, Ga.; Nashville, Tenn. ($75K), Jackson, Miss. (about $66K), and the company's headquarter city of Birmingham, Ala. ($57K) are the next top-paying cities. At approximately $30K, Gainesville, Ga. is home to some of the lowest pay in the country. By state, the highest compensation levels appear in Arkansas, where the average salary is around $66K annually.
Years of Experience
Between the one and five year mark, median pay is $51K per year. The largest fraction of Regions Financial Corporation people (32 percent) have been working for five to nine years and earn $63K annually on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Salaries approach $84K per year for Licensed Health Insurance Agents; non-accredited workers make much less. Certified Public Accountants with credentials can live quite comfortably; median salaries come in at about $74K annually. Regions Financial Corporation compensates Bachelor of Science in Finance-holders the most at around $71K per year.
In this position, it pays to have SQL in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of $67K annually. Folks here also tend to know Microsoft Excel; on the survey, slightly less than a third of workers named it in their skills portfolios. Other top skills include Banking, Customer Service, and Sales.
Benefits and Perks
Company compensation for vacation days and sick leave is awarded to only one-half of survey participants. Employees can save for retirement by joining one of several savings plans such as a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. A solid majority of survey participants report having health insurance, and a large number of survey participants report having dental coverage. Some other perks are life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and a subsidized cell phone.