Years of Experience
Survey participants who have worked at The Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company for between five and ten years earn about $50K on average. The largest fraction of The Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company people (46 percent) have been working for one to four years and earn around $39K per year.
Financial Advisors earn the highest median pay at approximately $61K, followed by Certified Financial Planners ($50K), Operations Managers ($43K), and Executive Assistants ($40K). The Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company hands out some of the smallest paychecks to Office Managers ($30K).
Median pay is highest in the company's headquarter city of Milwaukee (around $67K annually), followed by New York ($46K), Downers Grove ($45K), and Seattle (approximately $43K). Those interested in increasing earning potential should avoid the city of Chicago — at about $39K, salaries are some of the lowest in the country. Pay rates in the United States are highest in the state of Wisconsin, where they average to $67K per year.
Certifications and Degrees
Salaries approach approximately $52K for Chartered Life Underwriters; non-accredited workers make much less. Becoming a Certified Financial Planner can certainly pay off here; those folks make about $50K. Employees who have a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science (CS) make the most here, hauling in $75K annually.
Employees who count Financial Advisor among their skills tend to enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is $78K. It's pretty common to find people here who know Financial Analysis; just under one-fifth consider it a key competency. Some other standard skills here are Microsoft Office, Customer Service, and Customer Relationship Management.
Benefits and Perks
Quite a few retirement plans are on offer at The Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company, including a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. Perks cover health insurance for most workers and dental coverage for one-half. Some other advantages of working at The Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company are life insurance, tuition reimbursement, gym membership, and flexible hours.