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  • Updated: 10 Nov 2018
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Years of Experience

Survey participants who have worked at The Vanguard Group for between five and 10 years earn approximately $63K per year on average. The largest slice of the The Vanguard Group workforce (41 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns, on average, $50K annually.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $92K per year) can be spotted in the company's headquarter city of Valley Forge, Pa.; Wayne, Pa. ($73K), Philadelphia, Pa. (around $65K), and Malvern, Pa. ($62K) are the next top-paying cities. At around $48K, Scottsdale, Ariz. is home to some of the lowest pay in the country. U.S. pay levels are highest in the state of New York; salaries there average to $70K annually.


Bringing in the most money are Software Developers — their earnings average $63K per year. Java Developers are a close second at $62K along with Financial Advisors (about $59K) and Client Relationship Managers (approximately $52K). Client Relations Specialists at The Vanguard Group do not see much in the way of financial compensation and represent one of the lower-paid positions ($41K on average) at the company.

Certifications and Degrees

Salaries approach around $68K annually for Chartered Financial Analysts; non-accredited workers make much less. Bigger paychecks are awarded to Certified Financial Planners with credentials; these people earn $62K per year on average. The Vanguard Group compensates Master of Business Administration (MBA), Marketing-holders the most at approximately $95K annually.


When it comes to skills, Project Management seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of $66K per year. One of the more prevalent skills at The Vanguard Group is Customer Relationship Management, with roughly one in five considering it a key competency. Employees also tend to round out their skills sets with Client Interaction, Customer Service, and Java.

Benefits and Perks

Most survey participants allocate some part of their earnings to the company-sponsored 401(k) savings plan. The Vanguard Group provides health insurance to a large number of respondents, and a large number of workers do receive dental coverage. A few more workplace perks are tuition reimbursement, life insurance, gym membership, flexible hours, and a casual working environment.

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$40,322 - $75,977
$40,560 - $71,308

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 110 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

About This Company

Valley Forge, Pennsylvania 

Investment management

The Vanguard Group pays its employees an average of $58,080 a year. Salaries at The Vanguard Group range from an average of $39,968 to $97,893 a year. The Vanguard Group employees with the job title Chief Privacy Officer make the most with an average annual salary of $185,875, while employees with the title Housekeeper, Hospital make the least with an average annual salary of $17,320.

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