Investment Banker Salary

An Investment Banker earns an average salary of $90,122 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
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$50,256 - $194,427
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$90K
$190K
MEDIAN: $90,164
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$0$278K
Salary $50,256 - $194,427
Bonus $4,878 - $99,498
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $66,384
Commission $95,000
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$60,820 - $278,213
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 152

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Job Description for Investment Banker

When companies, organizations, or government entities need to raise capital, one of the best ways to do so is to turn to the services of an investment banker. Investment bankers are the highly skilled professionals at financial institutions who examine an entity's financial health, capital needs, and goals. Then they recommend a strategy to improve or manifest them. The investment banker then acts as a go-between for the organization looking to raise money and those looking to make financial investments.

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Investment Banker Tasks

  • Assist companies, organizations, governments and their agencies in raising public or private money through debt and/or equity.
  • Construct fully integrated, detailed financial models to support Merger and Acquisitions (M&A) transactions and Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A) communications.
  • Perform valuation analyses using various methodologies such as trading and transaction comparisons (comps), discounted cash flow and leveraged buyout (LBOs).
  • Conduct industry and company research to engage clients and develop new business.
  • Participate and manage all stages of the transaction process from opening pitch to closing investment contract(s).

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Pay by Experience Level for Investment Banker

Pay by Experience for an Investment Banker has a positive trend. An entry-level Investment Banker with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $93,000 based on 117 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Investment Banker with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $146,000 based on 47 salaries. An experienced Investment Banker which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $148,000 based on 38 salaries. An Investment Banker with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $228,000 based on 8 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $108,875

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Key Stats for Investment Banker

Gender

Female
25 %
Male
75 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.
Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
5%
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Experience Affects Investment Banker Salaries

Late-Career
▲109%

▲36%

▲34%

National Average
$109,000

▼15%

Skills That Affect Investment Banker Salaries


National Average
$109,000



Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
25 %
Male
75 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
vision benefits
Vision: 60%
no benefits
None: 9%
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