Financial / Securities / Investments Analyst Salary

Investments Analysts in the United States take home approximately $59K per year on average. Cash earnings for Investments Analysts — which occasionally include more than $41K from bonuses and more than $16K from profit sharing — stretch from around $42K to approximately $126K. Generally, women make up less than a third of all Investments Analysts who answered the questionnnaire. Almost all enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the larger part. Most Investments Analysts are fairly content with their jobs, and work satisfaction falls in line with the national average.

$40,564 - $101,808

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$14.39 - $25.59

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$40,564 - $101,808  
   
Bonus
$986 - $40,772  
Profit Sharing
$1,479 - $16,483  
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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$42,399 - $125,952  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 173
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$14.39 - $25.59  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$986 - $40,772  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,479 - $16,483  
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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$42,399 - $125,952  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 13
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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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Investments Analysts often transition into Portfolio Manager positions, for which compensation tends to be much higher. On average, Portfolio Managers earn $90K per year.

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Popular Skills for Financial / Securities / Investments Analyst


Investments Analysts note just a narrow range of job skills. Most notably, skills in Performance Analysis, Financial Analysis, Microsoft Excel, and Investment Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Investment Management, Microsoft Excel, and Financial Analysis. Those educated in Financial Analysis tend to be well versed in Investment Management.

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Experience Affects Financial / Securities / Investments Analyst Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 43%

Mid-Career
up arrow 11%

National Average
$61,000


Skills That Affect Financial / Securities / Investments Analyst Salaries

Performance Analysis
up arrow 19%

National Average
$61,000

Financial Analysis
up arrow 6%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 11%

Investment Management
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 46 votes.

Gender

Female
23 %
Male
77 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 92% dental benefits Dental: 73%
vision benefits Vision: 58% employee benefits None: 8%
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