An Investment Banker earns an average salary of $89,266 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
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$50,661 - $171,955
(Median)
$51K
$89K
$170K
MEDIAN: $89,265
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MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$80K$160K$240K
Salary
$50,661 - $171,955  
   
Bonus
$2,100 - $73,698  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $35,000  
Commission
$70,000  
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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$56,277 - $218,303  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 171
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$19.87  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.11  
Overtime
$30.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$2,100 - $73,698  
   
Commission
$70,000  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $35,000  
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).
)
$56,277 - $218,303  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 7
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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

  • 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).
  • Perform valuation analyses using various methodologies such as trading and transaction comparisons (comps), discounted cash flow and leveraged buyout (LBOs).
  • 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.

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Pay by Experience Level for Investment Banker

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $103,224

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Experience Affects Investment Banker Salaries

Late-Career
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Experienced
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National Average
$103,000


Skills That Affect Investment Banker Salaries

Financial Modeling
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National Average
$103,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
29 %
Male
71 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
16%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
medical benefits
Vision: 61%
dental benefits
None: 9%
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