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Financial / Securities / Investments Analyst Salary

Average Investments Analysts in the United States make around $58K annually. Total cash compensation to Investments Analysts bottoms out near $41K and approaches $125K on the high end; the biggest paychecks include approximately $40K from bonuses and almost $16K from profit sharing. Most Investments Analysts report high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage.
$40,499 - $101,130
(Median)
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58K
71K
100K
MEDIAN: $57,935
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$11.49 - $25.64
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $20
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$40,499 - $101,130  
   
Bonus
$1,200 - $40,268  
Profit Sharing
$986 - $16,214  
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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$40,527 - $125,331  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 293
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$11.49 - $25.64  
   
Overtime
$16.73 - $37.07  
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.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$1,200 - $40,268  
   
Profit Sharing
$986 - $16,214  
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).
)
$40,527 - $125,331  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 24
United States (change)

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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More often than not, Investments Analysts take top-notch roles like Portfolio Manager. Pay for that position is $90K annually on average.

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Popular Skills for Financial / Securities / Investments Analyst


Survey takers who work as Investments Analysts usually report a few specific skills. Most notably, facility with Performance Analysis and Financial Analysis are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 21 percent and 3 percent, respectively. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Investment Management. Most people familiar with Financial Analysis also know Investment Management.

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Experience Affects Financial / Securities / Investments Analyst Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 64%

Mid-Career
up arrow 13%

National Average
$61,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 6%

Skills That Affect Financial / Securities / Investments Analyst Salaries

Performance Analysis
up arrow 21%

Financial Analysis
up arrow 3%

National Average
$61,000

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 3%

Investment Management
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 107 votes.

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 71%
vision benefits Vision: 51% employee benefits None: 12%