Years of Experience
Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average salaries of approximately $62K per year. The greater proportion of employees (41 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home median pay of about $49K annually.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($92K per year) can be spotted in the company's headquarter city of Valley Forge, Pa.; Philadelphia, Pa. ($64K), Malvern, Pa. (around $64K), and Phoenix, Ariz. ($51K) are the next top-paying cities. On the lower end is Wayne, Pa. at $40K. By state, The Vanguard Group employees make the most in Pennsylvania, earning $64K annually on average.
Project Managers rake in the most money, with average earnings of around $87K per year; Financial Advisors come in second with average earnings amounting to about $66K, while Investment Consultants and Software Developers rank near the top as well (approximately $63K and $61K, respectively). With salaries averaging $40K, Client Relations Specialists are among the lowest paid at The Vanguard Group.
Certifications and Degrees
Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Chartered Financial Analysts, who make approximately $67K annually. The Vanguard Group compensates Master of Business Administration (MBA), Marketing-holders the most at $95K per year.
When it comes to skills, Project Management seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of around $63K annually. A relatively widespread skill at The Vanguard Group is Customer Relationship Management; between a fifth and a fourth of employees use it for work. Some other standard skills here are Customer Service, Client Interaction, and Microsoft Excel.
Benefits and Perks
A large number of workers report contributing to a 401(k). Health insurance is part of the package for a large number of employees, and for a large number of survey participants, dental coverage is too. Other privileges include tuition reimbursement, life insurance, gym membership, flexible hours, and a casual working environment.