Investment Officer Salary

The average Investment Officer in the United States can expect to rake in roughly $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. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to approximately half. Most Investment Officers report high levels of job satisfaction. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$40,766 - $140,992
MEDIAN: $77,661

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$40,766 - $140,992  
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$46,267 - $173,067  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Sep 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 97
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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 usually report a few specific skills. Fortunate workers who know Due Diligence command much higher paychecks, scoring salaries 134 percent above average. Those with knowledge of Financial Analysis tend to be skilled in Investment Management as well.

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Experience Affects Salaries

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National Average

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Skills That Affect Salaries

Due Diligence
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Investment Management
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National Average

Portfolio Management
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Financial Analysis
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 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: 72%
vision benefits Vision: 51% employee benefits None: 12%