Chief Investment Officer (CIO) Salary

The average pay for a Chief Investment Officer (CIO) is $151,117 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs. Experience strongly influences income for this job.

$92,694 - $301,834
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MEDIAN: $154,527
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$0$343K
Salary $92,694 - $301,834
Bonus $0.00 - $88,439
Profit Sharing $3,915 - $103,042
Commission $48,796
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$97,109 - $343,750
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 123

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Job Description for Chief Investment Officer (CIO)

Chief investment officers (CIOs) are in charge of raising capital and negotiating investment deals on behalf of their company. They are responsible for managing fund portfolios to increase overall profits, as well as researching companies and investment options to identify the ones that will generate the most profit for their organization. They use their expertise in financial matters to contribute ideas on possible company spending actions and share important financial knowledge with other executives to help reach a consensus on investment options. CIOs develop strong business relationships with other organizations, as well as interact with finance professionals in a variety of settings such as while investing, negotiating, and making purchases.

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Chief Investment Officer (CIO) Tasks

  • Design investment portfolios which reflect company goals.
  • Conduct or oversee analysis of investment portfolios.
  • Identify and reduce risk to company investment portfolios.
  • Make decisions about where to invest funds and make changes according to market conditions.

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Pay by Experience Level for Chief Investment Officer (CIO)

Pay by Experience for a Chief Investment Officer (CIO) has a positive trend. An entry-level Chief Investment Officer (CIO) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $122,000 based on 10 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Chief Investment Officer (CIO) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $157,000 based on 28 salaries. An experienced Chief Investment Officer (CIO) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $194,000 based on 59 salaries. A Chief Investment Officer (CIO) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $248,000 based on 43 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $193,922

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Chief Investment Officer (CIO) Advice

Q: What is it like working as a Chief Investment Officer (CIO)?

Chief Investment Officer (CIO) in New York:
"Use Platform To Facilitate Transparency."
Every investor makes mistakes, yet few admit it. Using mistakes as teaching lessons to inform future decisions is a critical message to articulate and apply to your particular investment style/mandate.

Chief Investment Officer (CIO) in Chicago:
"Watch out for fast talkers who never pay out on earned bonus."
Get commitments upfront for bonuses that are earned and how they are paid out.

Chief Investment Officer (CIO) in Detroit:
Pros: Flexibility and variety.
Cons: Bureacracy and dealing with the regulatory environment.

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Key Stats for Chief Investment Officer (CIO)

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
5%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
42%
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Experience Affects Chief Investment Officer (CIO) Salaries

▲28%

▼0%

National Average
$194,000

▼19%

Entry-Level
▼37%

Skills That Affect Chief Investment Officer (CIO) Salaries

National Average
$194,000


Investment Management
▼3%


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
5%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
42%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
vision benefits
Vision: 62%
no benefits
None: 11%
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