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Average Salary for United States Government, Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Employees

Generous compensation can be found at United States Government, Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC); employee salaries often surpass six figures and average pay comes to $121K annually. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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How This Employer Pays

United States Government, Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) typically pays:
13%
above market

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Years of Experience

Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average salaries of $129K per year. The greater proportion of employees (33 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home median pay of around $86K annually.

Locations

Within the company, workers earn the highest salaries (an average of approximately $140K per year) in Texas.

Certifications and Degrees

Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Licensed Lawyers, who make $115K annually. Regarding salaries and education, United States Government, Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) pays those with a law degree the most — $137K.

Skills

The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be Project Management; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of about $124K per year. Financial Analysis is a popular skill among United States Government, Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) workers, with around one in six of those surveyed reporting using it on the job.

Benefits and Perks

Most employees set aside retirement funds in an employer-sponsored 401(k). United States Government, Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) provides health insurance to almost all workers, and a large number of workers do receive dental coverage. A few more workplace perks are a casual working environment.

Key Stats for United States Government, Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)

Gender

Female
31 %
Male
69 %
Salary
$80,000
Salary
$116,997 - $162,135
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
25%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
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