Investment Banking Analyst Salary (United States)

A relatively junior crowd, more than three-quarters of Investment Banking Analysts have fewer than five years of experience under their belt and the average salary for the field is $70,751 annually. Compensation ranges from $43,933 on the low end to $98,006 per year on the high end. Total cash compensation runs from $41,520 to $78,255, depending on bonuses that can occasionally exceed $33K and profit sharing that reaches $9,933. Medical and dental benefits are awarded to nearly all, and 44 percent earn vision coverage. The vast majority (83 percent) of Investment Banking Analysts are male. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.
Investment Banking Analyst Salary (?
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$41,520 - $78,255
MEDIAN: $62,981
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National Salary Data

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$41,520 - $78,255  
$3,943 - $33,221  
Profit Sharing
$493.16 - $9,933  
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).
$43,933 - $98,006  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 312
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Job Description for Investment Banking Analyst

  • 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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As Investment Banking Analysts make advancements in their career path, salaries may climb. Typically, those in less important roles may make $10,183 less annually than those in higher-end positions, such as Associate - Investment Banking.

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Popular Skills for Investment Banking Analyst

Investment Banking Analysts note just a narrow range of job skills. Financial Modeling is considered a valuable skill and can increase employee pay by 5 percent. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Microsoft Excel and Financial Analysis. Most people familiar with Financial Analysis also know Financial Modeling.

Pay Difference By Location

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San Francisco is home to an above-average pay rate for Investment Banking Analysts, 18 percent higher than the national average. Investment Banking Analysts will also find cushy salaries in New York (+7 percent) and Boston (+3 percent).

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Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 93% dental benefits Dental: 60%
vision benefits Vision: 44% employee benefits None: 6%
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