Earnings for Investment Banking Analysts in the United States come in at around $68K per year on average. Among survey respondents, men are more common than women; 88 percent of Investment Banking Analysts are male. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$45,860 - $86,502
$46K
$68K
$87K
MEDIAN: $68,473
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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$34K$68K$102K
Salary
$45,860 - $86,502  
   
Bonus
$2,959 - $31,131  
Profit Sharing
$2,500  
Commission
$3,250  
Total Pay (?
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$50,924 - $99,901  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 142
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$18.73 - $39.73  
   
Overtime
$35.16  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$2,959 - $31,131  
   
Commission
$3,250  
Profit Sharing
$2,500  
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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$50,924 - $99,901  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 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

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

Common Career Paths for Investment Banking Analyst


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Many Investment Banking Analysts transition into upper-level Investment Banking Associate positions. Investment Banking Associates earn a median of $83K per year.

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Popular Skills for Investment Banking Analyst


Investment Banking Analysts who responded to the survey report just a handful of professional skills. Most notably, skills in Microsoft Excel, Mergers and Acquisitions, Financial Analysis, and Financial Modeling are correlated to pay that is above average. Most people skilled in Financial Analysis are similarly competent in Microsoft Excel.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $72,778

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, 20 percent above the national average. Investment Banking Analysts will also find cushy salaries in New York (+18 percent), Minneapolis (+7 percent), Chicago (+6 percent), and Boston (+3 percent). The smallest paychecks in the market, 18 percent south of the national average, can be found in Dallas.

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Key Stats for Investment Banking Analyst

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 23 votes.
056
Less than 1 year
40%
1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
3%
10-19 years
1%
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Skills That Affect Investment Banking Analyst Salaries

Microsoft Excel
0%

Mergers and Acquisitions
0%

National Average
$73,000



Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 23 votes.

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
40%
1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
3%
10-19 years
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
vision benefits
Vision: 57%
dental benefits
None: 15%
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