Earnings for Entry-Level Investment Associates come in at around $56K per year on average. In the world of Entry-Level Investment Associates, total cash compensation can vary between $38K and $123K. Each package generally includes bonuses and profit sharing proceeds, and in exceptional cases, those amounts can reach heights of $41K and $10K, respectively. Residence and the company each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Making up 76 percent of those who took the survey, male Entry-Level Investment Associates greatly outnumber their female counterparts. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. Most Entry-Level Investment Associates report high levels of job satisfaction. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$38,740 - $97,184
(Median)
$39K
$56K
$97K
MEDIAN: $55,809
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$14.29 - $24.47
(Median)
$14
$18
$24
MEDIAN: $17.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$38,740 - $97,184  
   
Bonus
$1,016 - $41,217  
Profit Sharing
$503 - $10,137  
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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$38,289 - $123,119  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 254
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$14.29 - $24.47  
   
Overtime
$0.75 - $43.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$1,016 - $41,217  
   
Commission
$4,000  
Profit Sharing
$503 - $10,137  
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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$38,289 - $123,119  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 12

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Employees of Cambridge Associates, LLC can expect to make the most, with the company offering a median salary of $59K; however, pay is widely dispersed from bottom to top, ranging from $51K to $99K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $59,094

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Entry-Level Investment Associates in New York, Washington, and Philadelphia — all eastern cities in the United States — make more than the national average for those in this profession. They also represent the three highest-paid locations for Entry-Level Investment Associates in this country. Place of residence plays a huge part in an Investment Associate's salary, with Salt Lake City Entry-Level Investment Associates earning salaries that are 27 percent less than the national average. Dallas and Portland are a couple other places where companies are known to pay below the median — salaries are 19 percent lower and 11 percent lower, respectively.

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Skills That Affect Investment Associate Salaries


Due Diligence
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Financial Analysis
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Investment Management
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National Average
$59,000

Portfolio Management
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Microsoft Excel
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Client Interaction
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Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 40 votes.

Gender

Female
24 %
Male
76 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
medical benefits
Vision: 65%
dental benefits
None: 9%
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