Analytics Consultants represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at $92K — though Risk Management Consultants, Financial Consultants, and Financial Analysts also do fairly well at around $71K, $67K, and about $63K, respectively. Personal Bankers make $35K, close to the bottom of the company pay scale.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $98K annually) can be spotted in the company's headquarter city of San Francisco; Los Angeles ($82K), Minneapolis (about $75K), and Charlotte ($72K) are the next top-paying cities. Des Moines is near the bottom for pay at approximately $58K. U.S. pay levels are highest in the state of California; salaries there average to around $90K per year.
Years of Experience
Between the one and five year mark, pay is typically $53K. Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of about $70K. Overall, the greater share of Wells Fargo & Co. folks have 10-19 years of experience and earn approximately $77K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
Project Management Professionals receive bigger paychecks ($95K) than those without credentials. Becoming a Certified Public Accountant can certainly pay off here; those folks make $83K. Regarding salaries and education, Wells Fargo & Co. pays those with a Master of Business Administration (MBA), Accounting & Finance the most — $99K.
Employees who count Project Management among their skills tend to enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is around $87K. Financial Analysis also popped up often in the survey as an important skill; just under a fifth of employees surveyed report using it at work. Customer Service, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft Office are also desirable skills.
Benefits and Perks
The benefits packages at Wells Fargo & Co. can sometimes lack paid time off; 35 percent get paid vacation days, and one in six workers receive paid sick leave. For employees looking to save up for their golden years, Wells Fargo & Co. provides an optional 401(k) plan, and the vast majority of workers participate. Perks cover health insurance for the greater part of workers and dental coverage for a solid majority of workers. Additional benefits of working here are tuition reimbursement, life insurance, a casual working environment, and a subsidized cell phone.