Average Salary for Swiss Re Employees

Workers at Swiss Re bring home significant six-figure salaries — on average, employees make $117K. Your role at the company is the biggest factor affecting pay for Swiss Re workers, followed by where you live and your experience level. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Actuaries are the best paid with the average salary hovering at $147K per year; VPs of Information Technology, Vice President (VP), Corporate Developments, and Marketing Data Analysts also rank near the top of the list, pulling in $144K, approximately $136K, and around $110K, respectively. Earning only $72K on average, Underwriters make less than most people in the company.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $131K annually) can be spotted in New York, N.Y.; Overland Park, Kan. (around $125K), Armonk, N.Y. (approximately $85K), and Fort Wayne, Ind. ($80K) are the next top-paying cities. At $64K, Chicago, Ill. is home to some of the lowest pay in the country. By state, Swiss Re pays its Kansas employees the most; the pay rate there is about $125K per year.

Years of Experience

Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make $90K annually on average. Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average salaries of $105K per year. The largest fraction of Swiss Re people (44 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and earn $125K annually on average.

Certifications and Degrees

It pays to have a Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc) at Swiss Re — these employees make the most at $118K per year.


In this position, it pays to have Project Management in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of approximately $130K annually. It's pretty common to find people here who know Data Analysis; a little less than one-fifth consider it a key competency. Many workers usually know Insurance, Microsoft Excel, and SQL as well.

Benefits and Perks

To plan for old age, a large number of respondents maintain savings accounts through the company's 401(k) plan. For nearly all survey participants, benefits include health insurance, and almost all workers get dental coverage, too. Swiss Re also dishes out privileges such as a casual working environment, tuition reimbursement, a stock purchase plan, a subsidized cell phone, and life insurance.

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Key Stats for Swiss Re


26 %
74 %
$62,416 - $122,084
$63,023 - $148,442
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5
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