Average Salary for The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. Employees

Operating out of New York City, N.Y., financial services company The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. employs talent in positions ranging from Financial Analyst to Operations Analyst. It is not unusual for people who work at The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. to earn generous salaries — average pay comes to $93K annually. The most important factor affecting pay for The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. employees is your role at the company, though how long you've been working and where you live play a role as well. The data for this report comes from responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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  • Updated: 17 Mar 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 690
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About This Company

200 West Street
New York City, New York 10004


Financial Services, Security Brokers, Dealers, and Flotation Companies, Investment banking, Securities Brokerage, Private equity


Goldman Sachs, Goldman Sachs & Co

The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. pays its employees an average of $85,202 a year. Salaries at The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. range from an average of $51,824 to $143,112 a year. The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. employees with the job title Investment Banking Director make the most with an average annual salary of $244,008, while employees with the title Customer Service Representative (CSR) make the least with an average annual salary of $30,399.


Earning approximately $141K per year on average, VPs of Information Technology receive the most money, followed by VPs of Operations (about $121K), VPs of Finance ($120K), and Software Engineers (around $88K). With salaries averaging $52K, Operations Analysts are among the lowest paid at The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc.

Years of Experience

Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average salaries of $100K annually. The largest slice of the The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. workforce (37 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns, on average, around $73K per year.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $100K annually) can be spotted in New York, N.Y.; Jersey City, N.J. ($99K), San Francisco, Calif. ($79K), and Chicago, Ill. (about $77K) are the next top-paying cities. On the lower end is Salt Lake City, Utah at $57K. By state, New York offers the highest pay at about $99K per year.

Certifications and Degrees

Licensed Security Dealers receive bigger paychecks ($163K annually) than those without credentials. Bigger paychecks are awarded to Licensed Lawyers with credentials; these people earn $128K per year on average. The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. workers who hold an Executive Masters of Business Administration (Exec MBA), Finance are also well compensated, earning approximately $190K on average.


When it comes to skills, Java seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of around $89K annually. Financial Analysis is a popular skill in the The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. workforce; roughly one in five of those surveyed report putting it to use in their jobs. Microsoft Excel, Data Analysis, and Project Management round out the set of key employee skills.

Benefits and Perks

One in four workers have paid vacation, and only about 18 percent can take paid time off for illness. Most employees save for retirement through The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc.'s 401(k) plan. Nearly all respondents receive health insurance, and a large number of workers get dental coverage. Additional benefits of working here are gym membership, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and relocation expenses.

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Key Stats for The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc.


33 %
67 %
$49,685 - $108,002
$49,799 - $114,972

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 101 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
$49,060 - $99,252
$49,153 - $101,907
$60,402 - $120,734
$50,335 - $119,587

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