Bringing in the most money are Customer Relationship Management Managers — their earnings average $157K annually. Marketing Managers are a close second at approximately $103K along with Project Managers (around $100K) and IT Business Analysts ($95K). Financial Representatives make an average about $38K, close to the bottom of the company pay scale.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($104K per year) can be spotted in New York, N.Y.; Dallas, Texas (about $82K), Pittsfield, Mass. ($72K), and Allentown, Pa. (approximately $66K) are the next top-paying cities. Those interested in increasing earning potential should avoid the city of Bethlehem, Pa. — at around $53K, salaries are some of the lowest in the country. By state, the highest pay levels are found in New York, where the average Guardian Life Insurance Company of America employee makes $104K annually.
Years of Experience
Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make $50K per year on average. Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make $60K annually on average. The largest slice of the Guardian Life Insurance Company of America workforce (39 percent) has been working for 10-19 years and earns, on average, around $92K per year.
Certifications and Degrees
Monetary compensation comes to about $146K annually for Licensed Lawyers, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. Earning a Certified Public Accountant certification garners significant financial rewards of $136K per year on average. Guardian Life Insurance Company of America workers who hold a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) are also well compensated, earning approximately $98K on average.
When it comes to skills, employees who report Business Analysis among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of $100K annually. It's pretty common to find people here who know Project Management; one in six consider it a key competency. Three more common skills are Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel, and Financial Analysis.
Benefits and Perks
Only one in five workers enjoy paid vacation days and paid sick time — a rather disappointing finding. Those seeking to set aside retirement funds can rely on several savings options such as a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. Health insurance is part of the package for the vast majority of survey participants, and for almost all respondents, dental coverage is too. Advantages of working here also include life insurance, a casual working environment, and tuition reimbursement.