Phoenix, Ariz. is one of the lowest-paid cities, with earnings averaging about $42K. By state, The Vanguard Group pays its California employees the most; the pay rate there is around $73K annually.
Years of Experience
Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average salaries of $55K per year. Overall, the greater share of The Vanguard Group folks have one to four years of experience and earn an average approximately $46K annually.
Earning $86K per year on average, Operations Project Managers receive the most money, followed by Software Developers ($60K), Certified Financial Planners (around $52K), and Financial Advisors ($50K). Client Relations Associates make an average $38K, close to the bottom of the company pay scale.
Certifications and Degrees
Certified Six Sigma Black Belts are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to $81K annually. Becoming a Chartered Financial Analyst can certainly pay off here; those folks make about $63K on average. Those with a Master of Business Administration (MBA), Finance at The Vanguard Group come out on top, and their salaries approach approximately $63K per year.
In this position, it pays to have Data Analysis in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of $67K annually. A relatively widespread skill at The Vanguard Group is Customer Relationship Management; close to one-fourth of employees use it for work. Many workers usually know Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office, and Customer Service as well.
Benefits and Perks
The vast majority of respondents set aside retirement funds in an employer-sponsored 401(k). Health insurance comes as part of the deal for a large number of employees, and most employees report receiving dental coverage as well. Other privileges include tuition reimbursement, life insurance, flexible hours, a casual working environment, and gym membership.