Financial Planners represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at around $95K annually — though Senior Accountants, Actuarial Analysts, and Senior Communications Specialists also do fairly well at about $64K, $58K, and $57K, respectively. Financial Advisors are among the lowest paid at a median salary of $45K.
Years of Experience
Average pay is approximately $57K per year for those with five to nine years of experience. The greater proportion of employees (31 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home median pay of about $51K annually.
Within the company, workers earn the highest salaries (an average of $67K per year) in Minnesota.
Certifications and Degrees
Certified Professional in Supply Managements are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to around $119K annually. General Securities Principals also rank high on the pay scale, with expected average earnings of approximately $76K per year. At Thrivent Financial For Lutherans, employees who hold a Master of Business Administration (MBA) receive the highest salaries at $100K.
In this position, it pays to have Regulatory Compliance in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of $77K annually. Microsoft Excel is a popular skill in the Thrivent Financial For Lutherans workforce; around one in seven of those surveyed report putting it to use in their jobs. Many workers are also familiar with Java, Microsoft Office, and Financial Analysis.
Benefits and Perks
Workers wishing to put aside retirement money are in luck; Thrivent Financial For Lutherans sponsors various plans such as a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. For most survey participants, benefits include health insurance, and a strong majority of workers get dental coverage, too. Employees can also look forward to a casual working environment, flexible hours, life insurance, and tuition reimbursement.