Years of Experience
For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach approximately $73K annually. The greater proportion of employees (44 percent) report five to nine years of experience and bring home median pay of around $90K per year.
Auditors rake in the most money, with average earnings of $90K annually; Financial Analysts come in second with median earnings amounting to about $83K per year.
U.S. Federal Reserve workers in District of Columbia earn the most — $89K annually on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Being a Certified Fraud Examiner certainly has its perks — salaries approach $90K per year and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. Bigger paychecks are awarded to Project Management Professionals with credentials; these people earn about $74K annually on average. The best paid folks at U.S. Federal Reserve have a Master of Business Administration (MBA), Business Administration, earning around $85K per year.
The highest-paying skill to have may be Microsoft Word; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of approximately $94K annually. One of the more prevalent skills at U.S. Federal Reserve is Financial Analysis, with about one-half considering it a key competency. Data Analysis, Microsoft Excel, and Auditing were also reported by many survey participants.
Benefits and Perks
Employees looking to save up for old age can choose from several options including a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. A large number of respondents have health insurance, and benefits for most employees also include dental insurance. Additional benefits of working here are tuition reimbursement, flexible hours, life insurance, and a casual working environment.