Average Salary for Swiss Re Employees

Financial compensation at Swiss Re jumps well into six-figure territory; median pay is $117K. The most important factor affecting pay for Swiss Re employees is what you do at the company, though your city and your experience level play a role as well. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Actuaries earn the highest median pay at $147K per year, followed by VPs of Information Technology (approximately $144K), Vice President (VP), Corporate Developments (around $136K), and Marketing Data Analysts ($110K). With salaries averaging about $72K, Underwriters are among the lowest paid at Swiss Re.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($131K annually) can be spotted in New York, N.Y.; Overland Park, Kan. (around $125K), Armonk, N.Y. (about $85K), and Fort Wayne, Ind. ($80K) are the next top-paying cities. Expected earnings are below average ($64K) in Chicago, Ill., one of the lowest-paid cities. By state, the highest compensation levels appear in Kansas, where the average salary is $125K per year.

Years of Experience

Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make approximately $90K annually on average. Survey participants who have worked at Swiss Re for between five and 10 years earn $105K per year on average. Overall, the greater share of Swiss Re folks have 10-19 years of experience and earn an average $125K annually.

Certifications and Degrees

Regarding salaries and education, Swiss Re pays those with a Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc) the most — about $118K.


The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be Project Management; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of approximately $130K per year. Folks here also tend to know Data Analysis; on the survey, just under one-fifth of workers named it in their skills portfolios. Insurance, Microsoft Excel, and SQL round out the set of key employee skills.

Benefits and Perks

A large number of workers allocate some part of their earnings to the company-sponsored 401(k) savings plan. Nearly all survey participants can count on health insurance, and almost all survey participants have dental coverage as a benefit. Swiss Re folks also make good use of 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


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74 %
$62,416 - $122,084
$63,023 - $148,442

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
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5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
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