Investment Officer Salary

Median pay for Investment Officers in the United States is around $78K per year. Male Investment Officers are far more common among survey respondents than their female counterparts, who typically comprise less than one-third of the field. For the most part, Investment Officers enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance.

$40,563 - $144,205
MEDIAN: $77,987

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National Salary Data (?
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.
$40,563 - $144,205  
$0.00 - $49,833  
Profit Sharing
$5,950 - $9,983  
$0.00 - $165,000  
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).
$45,208 - $174,613  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 93
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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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Popular Skills for Investment Officer

Investment Officers who responded to the survey indicated only a few skills that they use on the job. Most notably, facility with Due Diligence and Investment Management are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 135 percent and 5 percent, respectively. Skills that pay less than market rate include Financial Analysis. Aptitude in Financial Analysis tends to also indicate an understanding of Investment Management.

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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

Due Diligence
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National Average

Portfolio Management
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Financial Analysis
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Job Satisfaction

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


25 %
75 %

Years of Experience

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

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 73%
vision benefits Vision: 52% employee benefits None: 13%