Average Salary for The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. Employees

Operating out of New York City, N.Y., financial services company The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. employs talent in positions ranging from Operations Analyst to Financial Analyst. The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. offers hefty wages with the average worker making $92K per year. Though your experience level and your city do impact pay, your job title is the primary influence on employee salary at The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. Median Salary by Job


Operations Analyst
22 profiles

Financial Analyst
21 profiles

Vice President (VP), Information Technology (IT)
14 profiles

Technology Analyst
12 profiles

Vice President (VP), Operations
12 profiles

Vice President (VP), Finance
11 profiles

Software Engineer
10 profiles

  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Jun 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 319
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200 West Street
New York City, New York 10004


Financial Services, Security Brokers, Dealers, and Flotation Companies, Investment banking, Securities Brokerage, Private equity


Goldman Sachs, Goldman Sachs & Co

Source: Freebase


The highest average salaries go to VPs of Information Technology, who bring in close to $142K annually, though VPs of Operations are not far behind at $120K along with VPs of Finance (approximately $100K) and Software Engineers (about $95K). Financial compensation for Operations Analysts is rather low — on average only around $53K — relative to the rest of the company.

Years of Experience

For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to $96K per year. The greater proportion of employees (35 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home median pay of approximately $72K annually.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($96K per year) can be spotted in Jersey City, N.J.; New York, N.Y. ($94K), Dallas, Texas (about $81K), and Chicago, Ill. ($80K) are the next top-paying cities. At around $57K, Salt Lake City, Utah is home to some of the lowest pay in the country. By state, the highest compensation levels appear in Illinois, where the average salary is $92K annually.

Certifications and Degrees

Monetary compensation comes to $125K per year for Uniform Combined State Law Holders, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. Earning a FINRA Series 7 General Securities Representative certification garners significant financial rewards of $113K annually on average. The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. compensates Master of Business Administration (MBA), Economics and Mathematics-holders the most at around $375K per year.


When it comes to skills, employees who report Java among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of approximately $88K annually. A common skill in The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc.'s work force is Microsoft Excel; nearly one-fifth of survey participants report using it on the job. Financial Analysis, Data Analysis, and Project Management round out the set of key employee skills.

Benefits and Perks

Just 19 percent receive paid time off. Most respondents set aside retirement funds in an employer-sponsored 401(k). Health insurance is part of the package for most workers, and for a large number of workers, dental coverage is too. Additional benefits of working here are gym membership, tuition reimbursement, life insurance, and relocation expenses.

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Key Stats for The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc.


30 %
70 %
$49,941 - $107,322
$50,069 - $106,473

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 50 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
$50,549 - $100,132
$50,718 - $133,773
$54,741 - $117,290
$60,000 - $117,200
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