Investment Analyst Salary (United States)

The average salary for an Investment Analyst is $59,479 per year. A skill in Financial Modeling is associated with high pay for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this career. Experience strongly influences income for this job.
Investment Analyst Total Pay (?
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$41,569 - $90,895
(Median)
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91K
MEDIAN: $59,478
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Investment Analyst Total Pay (?
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$13.18 - $45.80
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MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$41,569 - $90,895  
   
Bonus
$982 - $23,672  
Profit Sharing
$995 - $14,795  
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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$42,119 - $106,273  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 862
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$13.18 - $45.80  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $38.56  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$982 - $23,672  
   
Profit Sharing
$995 - $14,795  
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).
)
$42,119 - $106,273  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 862
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Job Description for Investment Analyst

An investment analyst works within a group that reviews and potentially approves investment products. Their responsibilities may also cover making recommendations to advisors on portfolio management, asset allocation, and the full range of investment products that advisors might use in their daily work. Other responsibilities of an investment analyst include conducting research on funds and writing commentary or analysis, supporting advisors, delivering presentations on investment topics, and supporting asset management programs.
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Investment Analyst Tasks
  • 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.

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Pay by Experience Level for Investment Analyst

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Pay Difference By Location

San Diego
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San Francisco
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Denver
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Dallas
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National Average
$63,000
Los Angeles
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Washington
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Atlanta
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Minneapolis
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Milwaukee
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Philadelphia
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Indianapolis
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Experience Affects Investment Analyst Salaries

Late-Career
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National Average
$63,000

Skills That Affect Investment Analyst Salaries

Investment Planning
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Portfolio Management
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Market Research
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Financial Analysis
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National Average
$63,000

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Gender

Female
17%
female alumni
 
Male
83%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 76%
vision benefits Vision: 57% employee benefits None: 8%
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