Years of Experience
Survey participants who have worked at Fidelity Investments for between five and 10 years earn about $73K annually on average. The largest fraction of Fidelity Investments people (31 percent) have been working for one to four years and earn approximately $60K per year on average.
Senior Software Engineers rake in the most money, with average earnings of $84K annually; Software Engineers come in second with average earnings amounting to around $68K, while Systems Analysts and Associate Software Engineers rank near the top as well ($66K and $64K, respectively). Financial Representatives are among the lowest paid at a median salary of approximately $44K.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($88K per year) can be spotted in the company's headquarter city of Boston, Mass.; Durham, N.C. (about $77K), Raleigh, N.C. (around $75K), and Merrimack, N.H. ($70K) are the next top-paying cities. Salt Lake City, Utah is one of the lowest-paid cities, with earnings averaging $52K. U.S. pay levels are highest in the state of Massachusetts; salaries there average to about $88K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
Being a Project Management Professional certainly has its perks — salaries approach approximately $109K per year and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. Becoming a Certified ScrumMaster can certainly pay off here; those folks make $93K on average. At Fidelity Investments, employees who hold a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) receive the highest salaries at around $128K.
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 $95K annually. It's pretty common to find people here who know Microsoft Excel; around a tenth consider it a key competency. Many workers usually know Data Analysis, Financial Analysis, and SQL as well.
Benefits and Perks
Benefits packages do tend to lack paid time off; Fidelity Investments gives paid vacation days to a third of respondents and sick leave to one in four employees. To plan for old age, most workers maintain savings accounts through the company's 401(k) plan. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for a large number of survey participants, and most employees report receiving dental coverage as well. Fidelity Investments folks also make good use of tuition reimbursement, life insurance, gym membership, and a casual working environment.