Years of Experience
Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make $43K per year on average. For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to approximately $62K annually. The greater proportion of employees (28 percent) report 10-19 years of experience and bring home median pay of $84K per year.
Software Engineers are the best paid with the average salary hovering at $74K annually; Software Developers, Financial Advisors, and Insurance Claims Adjusters also rank near the top of the list, pulling in around $61K, about $59K, and $40K, respectively. Earning only about $36K on average, Insurance Sales Representatives make less than most people in the company.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($70K per year) can be spotted in Plano, Texas; San Antonio, Texas (around $68K), Dallas, Texas ($60K), and Phoenix, Ariz. (approximately $55K) are the next top-paying cities. Approaching the lower end of the pay scale (at about $38K) is Tampa, Fla. U.S. pay levels are highest in the state of Maryland; salaries there average to $103K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
Certified Financial Planners have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at approximately $80K per year. Earning a Licensed Security Dealer certification garners significant financial rewards of $59K annually on average. The best paid folks at Usaa Insurance have a Bachelor of Science in Management Information Systems (MIS), earning around $125K per year.
In this position, it pays to have Project Management in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of $83K annually. Customer Service is regularly seen around here; slightly less than a fifth of those surveyed report it as a core competency. Many workers are also familiar with Insurance, Claim Handling, and Microsoft Office.
Benefits and Perks
Most employees allocate some part of their earnings to the company-sponsored 401(k) savings plan. For a large number of employees, benefits include health insurance, and a large number of workers get dental coverage, too. Privileges also include a casual working environment, gym membership, tuition reimbursement, life insurance, and a company cell phone.