Investment Banking Analyst Salary

The average Investment Banking Analyst in the United States can expect to rake in roughly $63K per year. In the world of Investment Banking Analysts, overall cash allowance can occasionally include more than $34K from bonuses and, in some exceptional cases, $20K from profit sharing, causing incomes to vary widely between $46K and $97K. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Almost all enjoy medical while the greater part get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. The vast majority of Investment Banking Analysts (85 percent) survey respondents are men. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.
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$41,654 - $84,364
(Median)
$42K
$63K
$84K
MEDIAN: $63,152
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$18.73 - $36.55
(Median)
$19
$22
$37
MEDIAN: $22.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$41,654 - $84,364  
   
Bonus
$2,936 - $34,033  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $19,574  
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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$45,690 - $96,871  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 229
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$18.73 - $36.55  
   
Overtime
$34.49  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$2,936 - $34,033  
   
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $19,574  
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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$45,690 - $96,871  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 10
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Job Description for Investment Banking Analyst

An investment banking analyst is an entry-level position at most investment banks and financial firms. The position is a stepping stone for further advancement and responsibility in banking. Investment analysts work with more senior members of the company on various investment banking transactions. The most common duties for investment analysts are producing deal-related materials, performing industry research, performing financial analyses, and collecting materials for due diligence.

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Investment Banking Analyst Tasks

  • Conduct analysis and construct models to evaluate the financial performance of companies or industries.
  • Make recommendations for investments based on company and industry research.

Common Career Paths for Investment Banking Analyst


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Advancing into an Investment Banking Associate role seems to be a popular career move for Investment Banking Analysts, and folks who currently work in the latter position report a notably larger median income of $84K per year.

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Popular Skills for Investment Banking Analyst


Survey takers who work as Investment Banking Analysts report a focused set of job skills. Most notably, skills in Financial Modeling, Mergers and Acquisitions, Financial Analysis, and Microsoft Excel are correlated to pay that is above average. For most people, competency in Financial Analysis indicates knowledge of Financial Modeling.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $69,527

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For Investment Banking Analysts, busy San Francisco offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 26 percent above the national average. Investment Banking Analysts will also find cushy salaries in Los Angeles (+15 percent), New York (+14 percent), Minneapolis (+12 percent), and Boston (+8 percent).

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Skills That Affect Investment Banking Analyst Salaries


Mergers and Acquisitions
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Financial Analysis
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National Average
$70,000

Microsoft Excel
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 37 votes.

Gender

Female
15 %
Male
85 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
29%
1-4 years
63%
5-9 years
3%
10-19 years
5%
20 years or more
0%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
medical benefits
Vision: 60%
dental benefits
None: 7%
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