Average Salary for Swiss Re Employees

With average pay surpassing six figures at Swiss Re ($109K), workers enjoy generous pay. Though your experience level and where you live do impact pay, your job title is the primary influence on employee salary at Swiss Re. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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Actuaries are the best paid with the average salary hovering at $150K per year; VPs of Information Technology, Financial Analysts, and Underwriting Assistants also rank near the top of the list, pulling in around $141K, $70K, and $49K, respectively.

Years of Experience

Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make about $53K annually on average. For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to approximately $70K per year. The largest slice of the Swiss Re workforce (41 percent) has been working for 10-19 years and earns, on average, about $130K annually.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $125K per year) can be spotted in New York, N.Y.; Overland Park, Kan. ($125K), Fort Wayne, Ind. (around $120K), and Armonk, N.Y. ($80K) are the next top-paying cities. Dallas, Texas is near the bottom for pay at $67K. By state, Swiss Re pays its Kansas employees the most; the pay rate there is $125K annually.

Certifications and Degrees

Fellow of the Society of Actuaries receive bigger paychecks (approximately $150K per year) than those without credentials. Becoming a Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter can certainly pay off here; those folks make about $122K on average. Regarding salaries and education, Swiss Re pays those with a Bachelor's Degree the most — $120K.


In this position, it pays to have System Architecture in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of around $132K annually. A common skill in Swiss Re's work force is Microsoft Excel; nearly one-fourth of survey participants report using it on the job. Three more common skills are Project Management, Insurance, and Financial Analysis.

Benefits and Perks

Swiss Re lets only one-half of employees take paid vacation and only 29 percent take sick leave. Nearly all employees set aside retirement funds in an employer-sponsored 401(k). The vast majority of survey participants report having health insurance, and most workers report having dental coverage. Perks also include flexible hours, life insurance, a subsidized cell phone, and a stock purchase plan.

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Key Stats for Swiss Re


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$45,302 - $127,171
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