$49K
Avg. Salary
Popular Benefits
  • 401(k)
  • Paid Holidays / Vacation
  • Life Insurance / Disability
  • Education / Training / Tuition / Certification Reimbursement
Average The Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company Salary
$49K
 179 Reviews
The Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company Median Salary by Job

MinMax

$49,279
$37K$65K

$72,675
$58K$91K

$71,001
$45K$110K

United States (change)

$55,123
$38K$81K

$99,877
$75K$130K

$78,417
$59K$104K

$145,649
$93K$225K

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  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Sep 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 550
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Years of Experience

Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make $61K annually on average. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of The Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company employees (49 percent) have one to four years of experience and earn $41K per year on average.

Jobs

Nearing the top of the pay scale are Directors of Operations, Financial Advisors, Recruiters, and Executive Assistants; while the first receives the highest median pay at approximately $81K annually, the other salaries come in at around $50K, about $43K, and $41K, respectively. Among the lower-paid positions at The Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company are Financial Representatives — the median salary for this role approaches about $34K.

Locations

When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($69K per year) can be spotted in the company's headquarter city of Milwaukee, Wisc.; New York, N.Y. ($54K), Boston, Mass. ($50K), and Los Angeles, Calif. (approximately $50K) are the next top-paying cities. Those interested in increasing earning potential should avoid the city of Atlanta, Ga. — at around $40K, salaries are some of the lowest in the country. The Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company workers in Wisconsin earn the most — $69K annually on average.

Certifications and Degrees

Certified Financial Planners have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at approximately $55K per year. Earning an Uniform Combined State Law Holder certification garners significant financial rewards of $52K annually on average. The Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company workers who hold a Master of Business Administration (MBA), Management Information Systems (MIS) are also well compensated, earning about $108K on average.

Skills

When it comes to skills, employees who report Financial Advisor among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of $55K per year. Customer Service is a popular skill among The Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company workers, with nearly one-fourth of those surveyed reporting using it on the job. Some other standard skills here are Insurance, Financial Analysis, and Microsoft Excel.

Benefits and Perks

With an eye toward the future, The Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company offers several choices in retirement planning such as a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. A majority of respondents receive health insurance, and half get dental coverage. The list of perks also includes life insurance, tuition reimbursement, flexible hours, and gym membership.

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Key Stats for The Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company

Gender

Female
62 %
Male
38 %
Salary
$30,310 - $58,805
Salary
$34,736 - $77,613

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 186 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
7%

About This Company

720 E. Wisconsin Ave.
Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53202

1857

Insurance, Financial Services

Northwestern Mutual, Northwestern Mutual Financial Network, Northwestern Mutual Investment Services, Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Co.

The Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company pays its employees an average of $49,215 a year. Salaries at The Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company range from an average of $30,950 to $91,356 a year. The Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company employees with the job title Vice President (VP), Corporate Communications make the most with an average annual salary of $202,679, while employees with the title Receptionist make the least with an average annual salary of $25,676.

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