$88K
Avg. Salary
Popular Benefits
  • 401(k)
  • Paid Holidays / Vacation
  • Education / Training / Tuition / Certification Reimbursement
  • Life Insurance / Disability

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Average TIAA-CREF Salary
$88K
 65 Reviews
TIAA-CREF Median Salary by Job

MinMax

$89,319
$65K$118K

$125,948
$102K$156K

$59,338
$47K$75K

United States (change)

$90,997
$66K$124K

$54,187
$41K$73K

$88,335
$61K$125K

Tax Manager
1 profile
$114,243
$89K$143K

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  • Updated: 10 Nov 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 360
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Years of Experience

Average pay is $86K per year for those with five to nine years of experience. For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach around $70K annually. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of TIAA-CREF employees (27 percent) have 10-19 years of experience and earn about $102K per year on average.

Jobs

Earning $125K annually on average, IT Program Managers receive the most money, followed by Financial Advisors ($89K), Senior Business Analysts (approximately $87K), and Relationship Managers ($65K). TIAA-CREF hands out some of the smallest paychecks to Financial Consultants (about $61K on average).

Locations

When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($102K per year) can be spotted in Boston, Mass.; New York, N.Y. (around $100K), Iselin, N.J. (approximately $99K), and Charlotte, N.C. ($86K) are the next top-paying cities. Those interested in increasing earning potential should avoid the city of Dallas, Texas — at about $56K, salaries are some of the lowest in the country. Within the company, workers earn the highest salaries (an average of approximately $102K annually) in Massachusetts.

Certifications and Degrees

Being a Project Management Professional certainly has its perks — salaries approach $123K per year and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. Certified Financial Planners with credentials can live quite comfortably; median salaries come in at $88K annually. The highest-paying degree here is a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD); TIAA-CREF awards $159K to these degree-holders.

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 around $101K per year. A relatively widespread skill at TIAA-CREF is Microsoft Excel; nearly one-eighth of employees use it for work. Key skills also include Financial Analysis, Data Analysis, and Financial Advisor.

Benefits and Perks

It's easy to build up retirement reserves here with programs such as a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. For the vast majority of employees, benefits include health insurance, and the vast majority of respondents get dental coverage, too. Advantages of working here also include tuition reimbursement, life insurance, gym membership, and a casual working environment.

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Compare TIAA-CREF's gender breakdown against similar employers.
60%
Male
40%
Female
64%
Male
36%
Female
73%
Male
27%
Female

Key Stats for TIAA-CREF

Gender

Female
40 %
Male
60 %
Salary
$56,306 - $103,309
Salary
$55,342 - $118,984

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 94 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
19%

About This Company

Denver, Colorado 

1918

Insurance & Financial Services

8,000

Tiaa- Cref

TIAA-CREF pays its employees an average of $87,694 a year. Salaries at TIAA-CREF range from an average of $54,849 to $140,064 a year. TIAA-CREF employees with the job title Managing Director, Asset Management make the most with an average annual salary of $192,093, while employees with the title Call Center Representative make the least with an average annual salary of $34,466.

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