Average Salary for The Vanguard Group Employees

Headquartered in Valley Forge, Pa., The Vanguard Group offers a range of employment opportunities in the investment management, from Financial Advisor to Client Relations Specialist. Compensation for The Vanguard Group employees is around $61K annually on average. At The Vanguard Group, the biggest piece of the paycheck puzzle is how long you've been working — it impacts salary more than anything else — though what you do at the company and where you live each factor into the equation as well. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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The Vanguard Group Median Salary by Job

MinMax

Financial Advisor
25 profiles
$63,864
$42K$80K

Client Relations Specialist
19 profiles
$41,016
$39K$49K

Java Developer
12 profiles
$61,991
$51K$65K

United States (change)

Investment Professional
8 profiles
$42,514
$40K$45K

Software Developer
8 profiles
$64,984
$62K$69K

Client Relations Associate
6 profiles
$42,301
$40K$44K

Client Services Specialist
5 profiles
$43,747
$41K$48K

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  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 268
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About This Company

Valley Forge, Pennsylvania 

Investment management


Source: Freebase

Years of Experience

Survey participants who have worked at The Vanguard Group for between five and 10 years earn approximately $67K per year on average. Overall, the greater share of The Vanguard Group folks have one to four years of experience and earn an average about $51K annually.

Jobs

Project Managers represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at around $87K per year — though Investment Consultants, Software Developers, and Financial Advisors also do fairly well at $65K, $63K, and $62K, respectively. Financial compensation for Client Relations Specialists is rather low — on average only around $41K — relative to the rest of the company.

Locations

When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($76K annually) can be spotted in the company's headquarter city of Valley Forge, Pa.; Wayne, Pa. ($73K), Philadelphia, Pa. (approximately $65K), and Malvern, Pa. (about $63K) are the next top-paying cities. Scottsdale, Ariz. is near the bottom for pay at $48K. Within the firm, employees working in Florida take home the most — $90K per year on average.

Certifications and Degrees

Salaries approach approximately $67K annually for Chartered Financial Analysts; non-accredited workers make much less. Becoming a Licensed Security Dealer can certainly pay off here; those folks make around $65K on average. The Vanguard Group compensates Master of Business Administration (MBA), Information Technology Management-holders the most at $91K per year.

Skills

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 $66K annually. A skill that is commonly seen around here is Customer Relationship Management; slightly more than a fifth deem it necessary for work. Other skills in demand are Client Interaction, Customer Service, and Java.

Benefits and Perks

A third of respondents have paid vacation, and only about one in ten workers can take paid time off for illness. A large number of respondents allocate some part of their earnings to the company-sponsored 401(k) savings plan. A large number of workers can count on health insurance, and a large number of employees have dental coverage as a benefit. Perks also include tuition reimbursement, life insurance, gym membership, and flexible hours.

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Key Stats for The Vanguard Group

Gender

Female
35 %
Male
65 %
Salary
$39,697 - $69,537
Salary
$40,362 - $68,810

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 52 votes.
Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
8%

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