Years of Experience
Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of about $80K annually. The greater proportion of employees (39 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home median pay of $48K per year.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($105K annually) can be spotted in New York, N.Y.; Boston, Mass. (around $95K), San Francisco, Calif. ($88K), and Hartford, Conn. (approximately $85K) are the next top-paying cities. Evansville, Ind. ranks low on the pay scale — at $40K, it is one of the lowest-paid cities. SS&C Technologies, Inc. workers in New York earn the most — about $102K per year on average.
Operations Managers rake in the most money, with average earnings of $86K annually; Accounting Managers come in second with average earnings amounting to approximately $83K, while Software Consultants and Senior Fund Accountants rank near the top as well (around $72K and $61K, respectively). Near the bottom at SS&C Technologies, Inc. are Investor Relations Associates, pulling in an average of just around $39K.
Certifications and Degrees
Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Project Management Professionals, who make $126K per year. Acquiring certification to be a Certified Public Accountant is rewarded with median pay of approximately $87K annually. At SS&C Technologies, Inc., employees who hold a Bachelor of Accountancy (BAcc) receive the highest salaries at about $100K.
The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Project Management; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of $117K per year. One of the more prevalent skills at SS&C Technologies, Inc. is Microsoft Excel, with more than two-fifths considering it a key competency. Three more common skills are Financial Reporting, General Ledger Accounting, and Financial Analysis.
Benefits and Perks
A solid majority of respondents participate in the company's 401(k) retirement savings plan. A large number of survey participants can count on health insurance, and a large number of respondents have dental coverage as a benefit. Advantages of working here also include a casual working environment, stock options, tuition reimbursement, a subsidized cell phone, and life insurance.