VPs of Information Technology are the best paid with the average salary hovering at $136K annually; VPs of Operations, Compliance Associates, and Software Engineers also rank near the top of the list, pulling in about $125K, around $98K, and $87K, respectively. Among the lower-paid positions at The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. are Operations Analysts — the median salary for this role approaches approximately $49K.
Years of Experience
For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to $102K per year. The largest slice of the The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. workforce (36 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns, on average, about $72K annually.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $111K per year) can be spotted in Jersey City, N.J.; New York, N.Y. ($100K), Chicago, Ill. ($91K), and San Francisco, Calif. (approximately $74K) are the next top-paying cities. On the lower end is Salt Lake City, Utah at $56K. By state, The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. employees make the most in New Jersey, earning $110K annually on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Monetary compensation comes to $125K per year for Licensed Security Dealers, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. Acquiring certification to be a National Association of Security Dealers , Series 63 License is rewarded with median pay of $114K annually. Regarding salaries and education, The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. pays those with a Doctorate (PhD) the most — approximately $130K.
When it comes to skills, Regulatory Compliance seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of about $100K per year. Financial Analysis is considered a run-of-the-mill skill; just over a fifth of The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc.'s people use it regularly. Key skills also include Project Management, Data Analysis, and Microsoft Excel.
Benefits and Perks
One in four survey participants have paid vacation, and only about one-seventh of respondents can take paid time off for illness. A 401(k) program is available, and most respondents use it to save for retirement. Perks cover health insurance for nearly all workers and dental coverage for most survey participants. Some other perks are gym membership, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and relocation expenses.