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Fixed Income Analyst Salary

Median pay for Fixed Income Analysts in the United States lies in the neighborhood of $66K per year. Total cash compensation for Fixed Income Analysts runs from $45K to $173K depending on bonuses that can occasionally exceed $47K and profit sharing that can reach almost $61K. Career length and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. For the most part, Fixed Income Analysts enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. The vast majority of Fixed Income Analysts (85 percent) survey respondents are men. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$44,028 - $145,950
MEDIAN: $66,160

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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.
$44,028 - $145,950  
$1,212 - $46,641  
Profit Sharing
$1,454 - $61,277  
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).
$45,482 - $172,615  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 117

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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 usually report a few specific 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, on the other hand, are typically associated with much lower pay.

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Experience Affects Fixed Income Analyst Salaries

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National Average

Skills That Affect Fixed Income Analyst Salaries

Financial Analysis
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National Average

Microsoft Excel
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Financial Modeling
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 22 votes.


15 %
85 %

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: 84% dental benefits Dental: 75%
vision benefits Vision: 66% employee benefits None: 14%