Investment Banking Analyst Salary

The average Investment Banking Analyst in the United States can expect to rake in roughly $69K per year. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. The vast majority (86 percent) of Investment Banking Analysts who answered the questionnaire are male. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and the greater part earn dental coverage. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.
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$46,442 - $86,737
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$69K
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MEDIAN: $69,204
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$18.73 - $39.73
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MEDIAN: $27.50
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$46,442 - $86,737  
   
Bonus
$3,036 - $34,105  
Profit Sharing
$2,000  
Commission
$3,250  
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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$51,336 - $102,593  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 133
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$18.73 - $39.73  
   
Overtime
$34.49  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$3,036 - $34,105  
   
Commission
$3,250  
Profit Sharing
$2,000  
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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$51,336 - $102,593  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | 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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Many Investment Banking Analysts move into Investment Banking Associate roles, in which average pay is a slightly higher $83K per year.

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Popular Skills for Investment Banking Analyst


Investment Banking Analysts only report a few specific skills. Most notably, skills in Microsoft Excel, Financial Analysis, Financial Modeling, and Mergers and Acquisitions are correlated to pay that is above average. Those familiar with Financial Analysis also tend to know Microsoft Excel.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $74,644

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

San Francisco offers some of the highest pay in the country for Investment Banking Analysts, 17 percent above the national average. Investment Banking Analysts will also find cushy salaries in New York (+15 percent) and Chicago (+12 percent). Place of residence plays a huge part in an Investment Banking Analyst's salary, with Dallas Investment Banking Analysts earning salaries that are 20 percent less than the national average. Atlanta and Los Angeles are a couple other places where companies are known to pay below the median — salaries are 4 percent lower and 3 percent lower, respectively.

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Key Stats for Investment Banking Analyst

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 22 votes.
Less than 1 year
39%
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
2%
10-19 years
1%
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Skills That Affect Investment Banking Analyst Salaries



Financial Modeling
▼0%

National Average
$75,000

Mergers and Acquisitions
▼3%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 22 votes.

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
39%
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
2%
10-19 years
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
vision benefits
Vision: 56%
no benefits
None: 16%