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Financial / Securities / Investments Analyst Salary

Pay for Investments Analysts in the United States sits in the ballpark of $59K per year. Total cash compensation to Investments Analysts approaches anywhere from $42K on the lower end to $119K on the higher end; in exceptional cases, this can include more than $39K from bonuses and upwards of $10K from profit sharing. Medical benefits are awarded to almost all, and a fair number earn dental coverage. For the most part, Investments Analysts enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$41,051 - $101,029
(Median)
$41K
$59K
$100K
MEDIAN: $58,736
10%
50%
90%

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$13.91 - $26.18
(Median)
$14
$22
$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
$41,051 - $101,029  
   
Bonus
$1,188 - $39,336  
Profit Sharing
$1,449 - $10,213  
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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$42,203 - $119,286  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 204
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$13.91 - $26.18  
   
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
$1,188 - $39,336  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,449 - $10,213  
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).
)
$42,203 - $119,286  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 18

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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 might see a strong upturn in salary after transitioning into upper-level roles such as Portfolio Manager, a seemingly popular career choice. People currently working in the latter position report a noticeably higher median income of $90K per year.

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Popular Skills for Financial / Securities / Investments Analyst


Survey takers who work as Investments Analysts report a focused set 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 are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Investment Management, Microsoft Excel, and Financial Analysis. Most people experienced in Financial Analysis also know Investment Management.

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Experience Affects Financial / Securities / Investments Analyst Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 62%

Mid-Career
up arrow 10%

National Average
$62,000


Skills That Affect Financial / Securities / Investments Analyst Salaries

Performance Analysis
up arrow 19%

National Average
$62,000

Financial Analysis
up arrow 7%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 11%

Investment Management
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 66 votes.

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 72%
vision benefits Vision: 56% employee benefits None: 10%