Demand for Entry-Level Investment Associates runs highest on the East Coast; the three top-paying cities are New York, Washington, and Philadelphia. Cash earnings for Entry-Level Investment Associates — including $44K in bonuses and $10K in profit sharing proceeds near the top of the pay scale — generally stretch from $38K to $125K depending on individual performance. Residence and the company each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Most Entry-Level Investment Associates like their work and job satisfaction is high. Most Entry-Level Investment Associates survey respondents are men (74 percent). Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage.

$38,843 - $98,338
$39K
$57K
$98K
MEDIAN: $57,474
10%
50%
90%

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$15.53 - $19.23
$17
MEDIAN: $16.94
50%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$38,843 - $98,338  
   
Bonus
$996 - $44,101  
Profit Sharing
$507 - $10,101  
Commission
$4,000  
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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$38,207 - $125,240  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 243
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$16.94  
   
Overtime
$0.14 - $49.32  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$996 - $44,101  
   
Commission
$4,000  
Profit Sharing
$507 - $10,101  
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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$38,207 - $125,240  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 9

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Entry-Level Investment Associates flock to Cambridge Associates, LLC for generous paychecks, where average earnings of $61K lead the pack in compensation; however, Cambridge Associates, LLC also provides employees with a wide spectrum of compensation ranging from $52K at one end to $101K at the other end.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $60,136

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New York, Washington, and Philadelphia — America's eastern region — boast salaries above the national rate for Entry-Level Investment Associates. Entry-Level Investment Associates in Salt Lake City report much lower salaries than the rest of the country — 29 percent below the national average — proving that residence is a major factor in overall pay. A couple other locations with smaller-than-average paychecks include Dallas (20 percent lower) and Portland (11 percent lower).

Key Stats for Investment Associate

Gender

Female
26 %
Male
74 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 38 votes.
072
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
73%
5-9 years
17%
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Skills That Affect Investment Associate Salaries


Due Diligence
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National Average
$60,000

Microsoft Excel
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Client Interaction
up arrow 11%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 38 votes.

Gender

Female
26 %
Male
74 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
vision benefits
Vision: 66%
dental benefits
None: 10%
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