Actuaries are awarded the highest paychecks, with compensation nearing approximately $147K per year on average; Vice President (VP), Corporate Developments are next on the list, bringing in close to around $136K, followed by Marketing Data Analysts earning about $110K and Paralegals making $80K. Insurance Underwriters make an average $69K, close to the bottom of the company pay scale.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($115K annually) can be spotted in New York, N.Y.; Armonk, N.Y. (about $83K), Hartford, Conn. (around $79K), and Fort Wayne, Ind. ($77K) are the next top-paying cities. Those interested in increasing earning potential should avoid the city of Chicago, Ill. — at $64K, salaries are some of the lowest in the country. Swiss Re workers in New York earn the most — $102K per year on average.
Years of Experience
For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach approximately $80K annually. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Swiss Re employees (34 percent) have five to nine years of experience and earn $98K per year on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Salaries approach approximately $80K annually for Notary Publics; non-accredited workers make much less. At Swiss Re, employees who hold a Master of Science (MS) receive the highest salaries at around $108K.
When it comes to skills, Strategic Planning seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of $170K per year. One of the more prevalent skills at Swiss Re is Insurance, with about a fourth considering it a key competency. Employees also tend to round out their skills sets with Data Analysis, Microsoft Excel, and Financial Analysis.
Benefits and Perks
A strong majority of respondents contribute to 401(k) savings accounts sponsored by the firm. Nearly all workers receive health insurance, and nearly all respondents get dental coverage. Advantages of working here also include a casual working environment, a subsidized cell phone, and life insurance.