Investment Officer Salary

Median pay for Investment Officers in the United States is around $78K annually. Most Investment Officers report high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. Making up 74 percent of those who took the survey, male Investment Officers greatly outnumber their female counterparts. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$40,514 - $133,837
MEDIAN: $78,484

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XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
$40,514 - $133,837  
$0.00 - $44,042  
Profit Sharing
$5,932 - $9,900  
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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).
$45,079 - $169,812  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 92

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Job Description for Investment Officer

  • Report on investments, losses, and returns in documents and presentations.
  • Create a strategy for investment that meets risk, returns, and communication goals.
  • Review and analyze current and potential investment opportunities, creating risk metrics.
  • Understand and communicate regulations, laws, and other key frameworks.

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Investment Officers typically list a handful of skills they use on the job. Those who have experience with Investment Management, Portfolio Management, and Financial Analysis can expect to be compensated well for these skills. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Financial Analysis. It is not unusual for someone who knows Financial Analysis to be familiar with Investment Management as well.

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Experience Affects Investment Officer Salaries

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National Average

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Skills That Affect Investment Officer Salaries

Portfolio Management

National Average

Financial Analysis
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 22 votes.


26 %
74 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 72%
vision benefits Vision: 51% employee benefits None: 13%