Years of Experience
For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to around $65K annually. The largest fraction of The Vanguard Group people (42 percent) have been working for one to four years and earn $50K per year on average.
The highest paychecks go to Project Managers, who earn an average approximately $87K annually, closely trailed by Financial Advisors ($64K), Software Developers (about $63K), and Investment Consultants ($62K). With salaries averaging about $41K, Client Relations Specialists are among the lowest paid at The Vanguard Group.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($76K per year) can be spotted in the company's headquarter city of Valley Forge, Pa.; Wayne, Pa. (approximately $73K), Philadelphia, Pa. ($64K), and Malvern, Pa. ($63K) are the next top-paying cities. High paychecks are not found in Scottsdale, Ariz.; in fact, at around $48K it is one of the worst-paid cities. Pay rates in the United States are highest in the state of Pennsylvania, where they average to $63K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
Chartered Financial Analysts earn about $67K per year, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. Certified Financial Planners with credentials can live quite comfortably; median salaries come in at $66K annually. It pays to have a Master of Business Administration (MBA), Information Technology Management at The Vanguard Group — these employees make the most at approximately $91K per year.
In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Project Management; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of around $66K annually. A common skill in The Vanguard Group's work force is Customer Relationship Management; just under a fourth of survey participants report using it on the job. Other top skills include Customer Service, Java, and Client Interaction.
Benefits and Perks
A third of respondents receive paid vacation, and only one in ten respondents get sick leave. A large number of respondents plan for retirement by taking advantage of the company-sponsored 401(k) program. Health insurance is part of the package for a large number of workers, and for most workers, dental coverage is too. Privileges also include tuition reimbursement, life insurance, gym membership, and flexible hours.