Years of Experience
For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to $63K per year. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of The Vanguard Group employees (41 percent) have one to four years of experience and earn around $50K annually on average.
Financial Advisors earn the highest median pay at $66K per year, followed by Investment Consultants (about $63K), Data Analysts (approximately $62K), and Software Developers ($60K). Near the bottom at The Vanguard Group are Client Relations Associates, pulling in an average of just around $40K.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($66K annually) can be spotted in Philadelphia, Pa.; the company's headquarter city of Valley Forge, Pa. (approximately $65K), Malvern, Pa. ($64K), and Phoenix, Ariz. ($51K) are the next top-paying cities. At about $40K, Wayne, Pa. is home to some of the lowest pay in the country. Within the company, workers earn the highest salaries (an average of $64K per year) in Pennsylvania.
Certifications and Degrees
Chartered Financial Analysts have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at around $67K annually. The Vanguard Group compensates Master of Business Administration (MBA), Marketing-holders the most at $95K per year.
Employees who count Project Management among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is $63K annually. Customer Relationship Management is a popular skill among The Vanguard Group workers, with just over a fifth of those surveyed reporting using it on the job. Customer Service, Client Interaction, and Financial Analysis round out the set of key employee skills.
Benefits and Perks
A third of respondents have paid vacation, and only about 9 percent can take paid time off for illness. Most respondents set aside retirement funds in an employer-sponsored 401(k). Most employees receive health insurance, and a large number of workers get dental coverage. The Vanguard Group employees also enjoy perks such as tuition reimbursement, life insurance, gym membership, and flexible hours.