Years of Experience
Average pay is about $97K per year for those with five to nine years of experience. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Credit Suisse employees (34 percent) have one to four years of experience and earn around $65K annually on average.
VPs of Information Technology earn the highest median pay at approximately $129K per year, followed by VPs of Finance ($112K), Associate Vice President (AVP), Financial Operationss ($100K), and Risk Analysts ($70K). On the lower end are Operations Analysts at approximately $45K on average.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $108K annually) can be spotted in New York, N.Y.; San Francisco, Calif. ($88K), Raleigh, N.C. ($64K), and Chicago, Ill. (around $63K) are the next top-paying cities. On the lower end is Morrisville, N.C. at $49K. The highest pay by state can be found in New York, where salaries average out at $106K per year.
Certifications and Degrees
Salaries approach approximately $113K annually for Certified ScrumMasters; non-accredited workers make much less. Becoming a Microsoft Certified Professional can certainly pay off here; those folks make about $112K on average. Credit Suisse workers who hold a bachelor's degree in technology are also well compensated, earning $117K on average.
In this position, it pays to have Regulatory Compliance in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of $107K per year. Microsoft Excel is regularly seen around here; one-fourth of those surveyed report it as a core competency. Many workers are also familiar with Financial Analysis, Risk Management / Risk Control, and Project Management.
Benefits and Perks
A lucky few (23 percent) are fortunate enough to be compensated for both vacation and sick time. The vast majority of survey participants set aside retirement funds in an employer-sponsored 401(k). For a large number of workers, benefits include health insurance, and a solid majority of respondents get dental coverage, too. Advantages of working here also include life insurance, optional telecommute / work from home, a casual working environment, and supplemental maternity leave.