The highest paychecks go to IT Program Managers, who earn an average $125K per year, closely trailed by Senior Business Analysts ($91K), Financial Advisors ($90K), and Relationship Managers (about $85K). On the lower end are Investment Accountants at approximately $52K on average.
Years of Experience
For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach around $66K annually. Average pay is $83K per year for those with five to nine years of experience. Overall, the greater share of TIAA-CREF folks have 10-19 years of experience and earn an average $90K annually.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $120K per year) can be spotted in Boston, Mass.; Iselin, N.J. ($107K), New York, N.Y. (about $102K), and Charlotte, N.C. (around $84K) are the next top-paying cities. On the lower end is Dallas, Texas at $66K. By state, TIAA-CREF pays its Massachusetts employees the most; the pay rate there is approximately $120K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
Monetary compensation comes to $121K per year for Project Management Professionals, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. On average, salaries rise to about $91K annually for accredited Certified Financial Planners. At TIAA-CREF, employees who hold a law degree receive the highest salaries at around $180K.
In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Project Management; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of $105K per year. Financial Analysis is considered a run-of-the-mill skill; nearly one-eighth of TIAA-CREF's people use it regularly. Many workers usually know Microsoft Excel, Sales, and Financial Advisor as well.
Benefits and Perks
TIAA-CREF workers get plenty of help saving for their golden years, with retirement savings options such as a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. Perks cover health insurance for the vast majority of employees and dental coverage for almost all employees. Other privileges include life insurance, tuition reimbursement, gym membership, and a casual working environment.