Years of Experience
Survey participants who have worked at Standard & Poor's for between five and ten years earn $105K on average. The largest fraction of Standard & Poor's people (42 percent) have been working for one to four years and earn approximately $54K annually.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $100K per year) can be spotted in New York; San Francisco (about $62K), Centennial ($54K), and Denver ($46K) are the next top-paying cities. Across its U.S. offices, the state of New York pays Standard & Poor's the most — $100K annually on average.
Bringing in the most money are Research Associates — their earnings average about $80K. Data Analysts are a close second at $51K along with Senior Research Associates ($47K).
Certifications and Degrees
The best paid folks at Standard & Poor's have a Master of Business Administration (MBA), earning approximately $118K per year.
When it comes to skills, employees who report Requirements Analysis among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of around $79K. It's pretty common to find people here who know Microsoft Excel; roughly one-half consider it a key competency. Some other standard skills here are Data Analysis, Microsoft Office, and Project Management.
Benefits and Perks
Almost all workers plan for retirement by taking advantage of the company-sponsored 401(k) program. Standard & Poor's provides health insurance to a strong majority of workers, and a fair portion of workers do receive dental coverage. Additional benefits of working here are a casual working environment, tuition reimbursement, a stock purchase plan, life insurance, and flexible hours.