Years of Experience
Average pay is typically $68K for those with five to nine years of experience. For those with one to four years of experience, paychecks typically reach $61K. Overall, the greater share of TIAA-CREF folks have 10-19 years of experience and earn about $99K annually.
Senior Business Analysts earn the highest median pay at approximately $97K, followed by Relationship Managers ($93K), Financial Advisors (around $89K), and Financial Planners ($86K). On the lower end are Registered Representatives at around $47K.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($106K per year) can be spotted in New York; Charlotte (about $89K), Providence ($80K), and Philadelphia (approximately $80K) are the next top-paying cities. San Francisco ranks low on the pay scale — at $59K, it is one of the lowest-paid cities. By state, TIAA-CREF employees make the most in New York, earning approximately $106K annually on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Project Management Professionals, who make $115K. Certified Financial Planners also rank high on the pay scale, with expected earnings of $91K per year. Regarding salaries and education, TIAA-CREF pays those with a law degree the most — about $185K.
The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be SQL; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of around $101K. Folks here also tend to know Project Management; on the survey, nearly one in five of workers named it in their skills portfolios. Other top skills include Financial Analysis, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft Office.
Benefits and Perks
TIAA-CREF helps its workers sock away funds for retirement, offering plans such as a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. The greater part of workers can count on health insurance, and a solid majority of workers have dental coverage as a benefit. TIAA-CREF employees also enjoy perks such as life insurance, tuition reimbursement, defined contribution (dc) retirement plan, and gym membership.