The highest average salaries go to VPs of Information Technology, who bring in close to $133K per year, though VPs of Operations are not far behind at approximately $125K along with VPs of Finance ($118K) and Software Engineers ($87K). The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. hands out some of the smallest paychecks to Operations Analysts (around $49K on average).
Years of Experience
For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to about $101K annually. The greater proportion of employees (35 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home median pay of around $71K per year.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($110K annually) can be spotted in Jersey City, N.J.; New York, N.Y. (about $99K), Chicago, Ill. ($91K), and San Francisco, Calif. (approximately $74K) are the next top-paying cities. At $56K, Salt Lake City, Utah is home to some of the lowest pay in the country. The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. workers in New Jersey earn the most — $108K per year on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Licensed Security Dealers have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at $125K annually. National Association of Security Dealers , Series 63 Licenses with credentials can live quite comfortably; median salaries come in at approximately $114K per year. At The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., employees who hold a Doctorate (PhD) receive the highest salaries at about $130K.
The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be Regulatory Compliance; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of around $100K annually. Financial Analysis is a popular skill among The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. workers, with slightly more than a fifth of those surveyed reporting using it on the job. Other skills in demand are Data Analysis, Project Management, and Microsoft Excel.
Benefits and Perks
Only one in four survey participants at The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. enjoy paid vacation time, and just one-seventh of workers can take sick leave. The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. sponsors a 401(k) program, and a large number of respondents use this option to save for their retirement. At The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., a large number of workers have health insurance, and most workers have dental coverage. Some other perks are gym membership, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and relocation expenses.