Actuaries are awarded the highest paychecks, with compensation nearing $147K per year on average; VPs of Information Technology are next on the list, bringing in close to $144K, followed by Vice President (VP), Corporate Developments earning $136K and Marketing Data Analysts making approximately $110K. With salaries averaging about $72K, Underwriters are among the lowest paid at Swiss Re.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $125K annually) can be spotted in Overland Park, Kan.; New York, N.Y. (about $122K), Armonk, N.Y. ($82K), and Fort Wayne, Ind. ($80K) are the next top-paying cities. Chicago, Ill. is one of the lowest-paid cities, with earnings averaging approximately $64K. Within the company, workers earn the highest salaries (an average of $125K per year) in Kansas.
Years of Experience
Survey participants who have worked at Swiss Re for between five and 10 years earn around $102K annually on average. Between the one and five year mark, median pay is approximately $80K per year. The largest slice of the Swiss Re workforce (41 percent) has been working for 10-19 years and earns, on average, $120K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
Employees who have a Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc) make the most here, hauling in around $118K per year.
When it comes to skills, employees who report Data Mining / Data Warehouse among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of about $125K annually. Insurance also popped up often in the survey as an important skill; close to one-sixth of employees surveyed report using it at work. Some other standard skills here are Project Management, Data Analysis, and Microsoft Excel.
Benefits and Perks
A solid majority of employees save for retirement through Swiss Re's 401(k) plan. Health insurance is part of the package for nearly all respondents, and for almost all workers, dental coverage is too. Privileges also include a stock purchase plan, life insurance, a casual working environment, tuition reimbursement, and a subsidized cell phone.