Financial / Securities / Investments Analyst Salary

Investments Analysts in the United States take home approximately $59K per year on average. With some bonuses approaching $40K and certain profit sharing proceeds approaching $10K, overall incomes of Investments Analysts spread between $42K and $126K depending on individual performance. Almost all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. Male Investments Analysts are far more common among survey respondents than their female counterparts, who typically comprise less than one-third of the field. Among folks in this role, job satisfaction levels approximately match the national average.

$40,836 - $102,912
(Median)
$41K
$59K
$100K
MEDIAN: $58,691
10%
50%
90%

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$12.50 - $25.49
(Median)
$12
$22
$25
MEDIAN: $22.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$40,836 - $102,912  
   
Bonus
$981 - $40,201  
Profit Sharing
$1,487 - $10,304  
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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$42,488 - $126,440  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 184
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$12.50 - $25.49  
   
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
$981 - $40,201  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,487 - $10,304  
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).
)
$42,488 - $126,440  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 14
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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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Many Investments Analysts move into a Portfolio Manager role, and folks who currently hold that position report a much higher median income of $90K per year.

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Popular Skills for Financial / Securities / Investments Analyst


Investments Analysts report a narrow range of 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. Most people who know Financial Analysis also know Investment Management.

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Experience Affects Financial / Securities / Investments Analyst Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 47%

Mid-Career
up arrow 10%

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 9%

Investment Management
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 52 votes.

Gender

Female
22 %
Male
78 %

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: 91% dental benefits Dental: 73%
vision benefits Vision: 59% employee benefits None: 9%
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