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Financial / Securities / Investments Analyst Salary

Pay for Investments Analysts in the United States sits in the ballpark of $58K per year. Cash earnings for Investments Analysts — including $40K in bonuses and $14K in profit sharing proceeds near the top of the pay scale — generally stretch from $43K to $122K depending on individual performance. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Investments Analysts. Most Investments Analysts survey respondents are men (77 percent). Medical benefits are awarded to almost all, and a fair number earn dental coverage. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$41,344 - $100,662
(Median)
$41K
$58K
$100K
MEDIAN: $58,381
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50%
90%

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$13.81 - $26.36
(Median)
$14
$23
$26
MEDIAN: $22.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$41,344 - $100,662  
   
Bonus
$1,017 - $40,000  
Profit Sharing
$1,517 - $13,500  
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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$42,858 - $122,365  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 193
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$13.81 - $26.36  
   
Overtime
$25.50 - $35.96  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$1,017 - $40,000  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,517 - $13,500  
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).
)
$42,858 - $122,365  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 17
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Job Description for Financial / Securities / Investments Analyst

  • Make recommendations for investments based on company and industry research.
  • Assist in developing investment strategies for companies or individuals.
  • Conduct research and analysis to evaluate the financial performance of companies or industries.

Common Career Paths for Financial / Securities / Investments Analyst


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It's not very common for Investments Analysts to move on to become Portfolio Managers. Average pay for a Portfolio Manager is $90K annually.

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Popular Skills for Financial / Securities / Investments Analyst


Investments Analysts only report a few specific skills. Most notably, skills in Performance Analysis, Financial Analysis, Microsoft Excel, and Investment Management are correlated to pay that is above average. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Investment Management, Microsoft Excel, and Financial Analysis. Those familiar with Financial Analysis also tend to know Investment Management.

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Experience Affects Financial / Securities / Investments Analyst Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 30%

Mid-Career
up arrow 12%

National Average
$61,000


Skills That Affect Financial / Securities / Investments Analyst Salaries

Performance Analysis
up arrow 20%

National Average
$61,000

Financial Analysis
up arrow 7%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 10%

Investment Management
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 60 votes.

Gender

Female
23 %
Male
77 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 74%
vision benefits Vision: 58% employee benefits None: 9%
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