Equity Analyst Salary

Equity Analysts in the United States take home an average $74K per year. Including potential for bonuses and profit sharing — peaking near $52K and $12K, respectively — total cash payment to Equity Analysts can bottom out near $48K or peak near $153K depending on individual performance. Geography and experience level each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and the larger part earn dental coverage. Though the majority of Equity Analysts do not report high levels of job satisfaction, most are moderately content with their role. Making up 78 percent of those who took the survey, male Equity Analysts greatly outnumber their female counterparts.

$47,188 - $121,872
$47K
$74K
$120K
MEDIAN: $73,722
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50%
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$15.45 - $27.35
$25
MEDIAN: $25.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$47,188 - $121,872  
   
Bonus
$2,010 - $51,755  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $12,080  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$48,286 - $153,193  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 113
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$30$60$90
Hourly Rate
$25.00  
   
Overtime
$34.83  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$2,010 - $51,755  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $12,080  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$48,286 - $153,193  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 5

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Job Description for Equity Analyst

An equity analyst oversees a company's investments, tracking investment data and making recommendations to managers. The nature of these investments vary from industry to industry, but could include real estate, stocks, or material goods. An equity analyst must analyze market trends, identify investments that hold good return-on-investment potential, and ensure that current investments are performing as desired. These investments may be spread over a wide company portfolio, and an equity analyst must be familiar with the many different company investments. The equity analyst may oversee investments in private funds, pension funds, charitable contributions, and other types of expenditure. On a schedule determined by the company, likely quarterly, an equity analyst is required to present data and findings to a team who will use the recommendations of the analyst to determine if any changes in company investments need to be made.

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Equity Analyst Tasks

  • Manage upside/downside price targets with the portfolio manager.
  • Perform technical analysis and charting, volume trends, liquidity analysis of trading volumes, short interest, days to cover.
  • Perform due diligence on current positions including valuation analysis, industry research and company specific fundamental analysis.
  • Analyze company valuation models, cash flow/income/balance sheets and earnings.
  • Work with Portfolio Manager to ensure best execution of trades.

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Popular Skills for Equity Analyst


Survey results imply that Equity Analysts put a diverse skill set to use. Most notably, skills in Valuation, Research Analysis, Financial Modeling, and Financial Analysis are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 5 percent and 9 percent. Those listing Microsoft Excel as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Equity Management and Market Research also typically command lower compensation. Most people familiar with Financial Analysis also know Research Analysis.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $83,781

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

For Equity Analysts, Denver provides a pay rate that is 84 percent greater than the national average. Equity Analysts will also find cushy salaries in New York (+43 percent), Chicago (+22 percent), Los Angeles (+19 percent), and Boston (+9 percent). Equity Analysts in Philadelphia earn salaries far below the national average by 30 percent, proving that geography overwhelmingly affects the pay scale for those in this field.

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Key Stats for Equity Analyst

Gender

Female
22 %
Male
78 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 11 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
3%
Location:
Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Equity Analyst Salaries

▲67%

▲25%

National Average
$84,000

▼11%

Skills That Affect Equity Analyst Salaries

Valuation
▲9%




National Average
$84,000

Market Research
▼3%

Equity Management
▼9%

Microsoft Excel
▼31%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
22 %
Male
78 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 60%
vision benefits
Vision: 55%
no benefits
None: 10%