Fixed Income Analyst Salary

The average Fixed Income Analyst in the United States can expect to rake in roughly $67K annually. Total cash compensation to Fixed Income Analysts approaches anywhere from $44K on the lower end to $162K on the higher end; in exceptional cases, this can include more than $45K from bonuses and upwards of $61K from profit sharing. Career duration is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. The vast majority (82 percent) of Fixed Income Analysts who answered the questionnaire are male. The majority of Fixed Income Analysts claim high levels of job satisfaction. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$43,674 - $139,628

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$43,674 - $139,628  
$2.07 - $44,698  
Profit Sharing
$1,462 - $60,820  
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).
$44,070 - $161,583  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 115
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Job Description for Fixed Income Analyst

  • Manage private equity portfolios, evaluating profitability and conducting financial transactions.
  • Perform analysis and construct models to evaluate the financial performance of private companies or industries.
  • Make recommendations for investments based on company and industry research.

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Survey takers who work as Fixed Income Analysts report a focused set of job skills. Those who have experience with Financial Analysis, Microsoft Excel, and Financial Modeling can expect to be compensated well for these skills. Financial Modeling and Microsoft Excel as skills, however, tend to be associated with significantly smaller paychecks.

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Experience Affects Fixed Income Analyst Salaries

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Skills That Affect Fixed Income Analyst Salaries

Financial Analysis
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Microsoft Excel
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Financial Modeling
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 19 votes.


18 %
82 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 85% dental benefits Dental: 75%
vision benefits Vision: 65% employee benefits None: 13%