Average Mid-Career Investment Analysts make around $72K annually. Including potential for bonuses and profit sharing — peaking near $29K and $14K, respectively — total cash payment to Mid-Career Investment Analysts can bottom out near $56K or peak near $118K depending on individual performance. Nearly all enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the greater part. Male Mid-Career Investment Analysts are far more common among survey respondents than their female counterparts, who typically comprise less than one-third of the field. Most Mid-Career Investment Analysts like their work and job satisfaction is high. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$52,250 - $92,444
MEDIAN: $72,062

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$52,250 - $92,444  
$1,030 - $29,153  
Profit Sharing
$720 - $13,500  
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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).
$56,085 - $117,864  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 181

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $79,315

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For those looking to make money, Mid-Career Investment Analysts in New York enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 37 percent above the national average. Mid-Career Investment Analysts will also find cushy salaries in Los Angeles (+23 percent) and Boston (+14 percent). Falling short of the national average by 11 percent, the area with the worst salaries is Chicago.

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Skills That Affect Investment Analyst Salaries

Financial Modeling
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Due Diligence
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Investment Management
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Research Analysis
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Market Research
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Financial Analysis

Portfolio Management

National Average

Microsoft Excel
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Data Analysis
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 37 votes.


21 %
79 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
medical benefits
Vision: 60%
dental benefits
None: 6%