On average, commissions constitute a fair portion (roughly a third) of final income for Investment Officers. That final number averages out to $95K across the industry. The majority of Investment Officers claim high levels of job satisfaction. There are far more male Investment Officers survey respondents than women, making up 81 percent. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and a strong majority earn dental coverage.

$54,631 - $132,708
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$88K
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MEDIAN: $87,952
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$54,631 - $132,708  
   
Bonus
$2,409 - $30,161  
Commission
$30,000  
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$61,991 - $156,035  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 68

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Job Description for Investment Officer

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

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Pay by Experience Level for Investment Officer

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Investment Officers generally obtain higher compensation for more plentiful past experience. Investment Officers in the early stages of their careers take home approximately $74K on average. The average for people in the five-to-10 year group is only a little larger at $88K. Professionals who claim 10 to 20 years of experience can secure some pretty cushy paychecks; the median for this group is a six-figure $114K. Old hands who claim more than two decades on the job enjoy average earnings of $156K.

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Key Stats for Investment Officer

Gender

Female
19 %
Male
81 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.
040
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
40%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
15%
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Experience Affects Investment Officer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 65%

Experienced
up arrow 20%

National Average
$95,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 7%

Entry-Level
up arrow 21%

Skills That Affect Investment Officer Salaries

Due Diligence
up arrow 111%


National Average
$95,000

Financial Analysis
up arrow 11%

Portfolio Management
up arrow 21%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
19 %
Male
81 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
40%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
vision benefits
Vision: 63%
dental benefits
None: 6%
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