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Finance & Insurance Industry Pay Trends

Updated October 9, 2018

The finance industry encompasses a broad range of businesses that manage money, including credit unions, banks, credit-card companies, insurance companies, accounting companies, consumer-finance companies, stock brokerages, investment funds and some government-sponsored enterprises. Financial and insurance companies are present in all economically developed geographic locations and tend to cluster in local, national, regional and international financial centers.

Wage Growth for Finance & Insurance, Q3 2018


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The PayScale Index tracks quarterly changes in total cash compensation for full-time, private industry employees and education professionals in the United States. In addition to a national index, it includes separate indices for specific industries, metropolitan areas, job categories, and company sizes. The PayScale Index uses 2006 average total cash compensation as a baseline.

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