An Investment Banker earns an average salary of $81,043 per year. Experience strongly influences income for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. A skill in Mergers and Acquisitions is associated with high pay for this job.
Investment Banker Total Pay (?
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$40,749 - $194,957
(Median)
41K
60K
81K
120K
190K
MEDIAN: $81,042
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Investment Banker Total Pay (?
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$12.26 - $49.66
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$100K$200K$300K
Salary
$40,749 - $194,957  
   
Bonus
$513 - $122,449  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $120,000  
Commission
$66.44 - $71,517  
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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$41,862 - $286,532  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 264
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$12.26 - $49.66  
   
Overtime
$9.50 - $43.88  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$513 - $122,449  
   
Commission
$66.44 - $71,517  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $120,000  
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).
)
$41,862 - $286,532  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 264
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Chicago
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National Average
$101,000
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Experience Affects Investment Banker Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 48%
Mid-Career
up arrow 3%
National Average
$101,000

Skills That Affect Investment Banker Salaries

Mergers and Acquisitions
up arrow 23%
Financial Modeling
up arrow 3%
National Average
$101,000
Job Satisfaction
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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 60 votes.
Gender
Female
24%
female alumni
 
Male
76%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
4%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 85% dental benefits Dental: 70%
vision benefits Vision: 56% employee benefits None: 12%
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