The highest average salaries go to Actuaries, who bring in close to about $150K per year, though VPs of Information Technology are not far behind at $141K along with Paralegals (around $80K) and Financial Analysts ($70K).
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($133K annually) can be spotted in New York, N.Y.; Overland Park, Kan. (approximately $125K), Fort Wayne, Ind. ($86K), and Armonk, N.Y. ($81K) are the next top-paying cities. Dallas, Texas is near the bottom for pay at $67K. By state, Kansas offers the highest pay at about $125K per year.
Years of Experience
For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to approximately $70K annually. Between the one and five year mark, median pay is around $70K per year. Overall, the greater share of Swiss Re folks have 10-19 years of experience and earn an average about $130K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
Fellow of the Society of Actuaries earn around $150K per year, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. Bigger paychecks are awarded to Chartered Property Casualty Underwriters with credentials; these people earn approximately $122K annually on average. It pays to have a Bachelor's Degree at Swiss Re — these employees make the most at $122K per year.
The highest-paying skill to have may be People Management; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of $140K annually. Folks here also tend to know Microsoft Excel; on the survey, about a fourth of workers named it in their skills portfolios. Three more common skills are Data Analysis, Project Management, and Financial Analysis.
Benefits and Perks
Benefits packages do tend to lack paid time off; Swiss Re gives paid vacation days to two-fifths of workers and sick leave to a quarter of workers. Almost all employees take advantage of the 401(k) plan that Swiss Re sponsors. Nearly all employees receive health insurance, and most respondents get dental coverage. Some other perks are flexible hours, life insurance, a subsidized cell phone, and a stock purchase plan.