When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $91K per year) can be spotted in Plano, Texas; Atlanta, Ga. ($83K), San Antonio, Texas (approximately $71K), and Dallas, Texas ($60K) are the next top-paying cities. Those interested in increasing earning potential should avoid the city of Tampa, Fla. — at $39K, salaries are some of the lowest in the country. By state, Virginia offers the highest pay at around $72K annually.
Years of Experience
For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to $74K per year. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (39 percent) have been working for one to four years and make $58K annually on average.
Earning $64K per year on average, Software Developers receive the most money, followed by Financial Advisors (approximately $60K), Claims Examiners and Investigators (around $50K), and Insurance Agents (about $44K). Near the bottom at Usaa Insurance are Mortgage Loan Processors, pulling in an average of just $38K.
Certifications and Degrees
Project Management Professionals have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at approximately $101K annually. Becoming a Certified Financial Planner can certainly pay off here; those folks make $76K on average. Those with a Master of Business Administration (MBA), International Business at Usaa Insurance come out on top, and their salaries approach about $114K per year.
Employees who count Agile Software Development among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is around $97K annually. A skill that is commonly seen around here is Customer Service; nearly one in seven deem it necessary for work. Many workers are also familiar with Java, Insurance, and Data Analysis.
Benefits and Perks
Usaa Insurance sponsors a 401(k) program, and a fair number of respondents use this option to save for their retirement. Perks cover health insurance for the vast majority of respondents and dental coverage for most employees. The company also dishes out perks such as a casual working environment, gym membership, tuition reimbursement, a company cell phone, and flexible hours.