As the economy continues to improve, so does the salary picture for the financial services industry. According to the according to the InformationWeek 2014 US IT Salary Survey: Banking and Securities, more than two-thirds of IT pros in banking and securities firms received a raise in the past year. While the pay hike is important, other benefits matter to this group as well. Overall, this year’s research indicates that a majority of IT staff and managers are satisfied with their compensation and all aspects of their employment relationship.
Survey respondents include 603 staff-level employees and 651 managers from a variety of banking and securities organizations. Participants are about equally split between larger and smaller firms, with 51% of respondents working for banking and securities organizations with fewer than 5,000 employees. A third of survey participants (33%) work for organizations with more than 20,000 employees.
Peggy Bresnick Kendler has been a writer for 30 years. She has worked as an editor, publicist and school district technology coordinator. During the past decade, Bresnick Kendler has worked for UBM TechWeb on special financialservices technology-centered ... View Full Bio