Between commercial and investment banks, insurance providers, and mortgage companies, there’s a wide range of opportunity for work in the financial sector.
But the best finance companies to work for are the ones that offer employees great benefits, a big paycheck, high job satisfaction, and low stress, according to a recent list of the best companies to work for in America by Business Insider and PayScale. (Read a detailed breakdown of how we ranked the companies here.)
For this list, we’ve highlighted the nine best financial services companies from the top-65 best companies to work for. The list includes banking giants like Capital One and American Express as well as niche companies like United Services Automobile Association, or USAA, which provides financial services exclusively to military families.
Keep reading to learn more about the best employers in finance:
Capital One Financial
Headquarters: McLean, Virginia
Experienced median pay: $96,100
High job satisfaction: 66% of employees
The financial services company specializes in banking, credit cards, and home and auto loan services and counts 45,000 employees in the US, Canada, and the UK. Employees at the corporate office in Virginia enjoy a casual atmosphere and are encouraged to take advantage of Capital One’s bevy of benefits, including a healthy living rewards and incentive program.
Fidelity National Financial
Headquarters: Jacksonville, Florida
Experienced median pay: $96,300
High job satisfaction: 73% of employees
Fidelity National Financial — a financial conglomerate comprised of leading mortgage technology and title insurance companies — has a near equal gender breakdown with 51% male and 49% female employees. Despite the demands of working in finance, 25% of employees reported an ability to work remotely and 10% of employees reported that their job is low stress, according to PayScale.
Principal Financial Group
Headquarters: Des Moines, Iowa
Experienced median pay: $71,800
High job satisfaction: 74% of employees
The investment management company specializing in retirement services has a vibrant corporate culture with perks that include no-meeting Fridays, multicultural celebrations, and mentoring programs. Employees also enjoy volunteer time off to work with causes in the local community, with 3,700 employees logging nearly 25,000 hours of service in 2014.