Investment Officer Salary

Investment Officers in the United States can expect to earn an average of $81K per year. Job satisfaction for Investment Officers is high. 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 the larger part.

$41,319 - $136,056
(Median)
$41K
$81K
$140K
MEDIAN: $81,350
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Salary
$41,319 - $136,056  
   
Bonus
$-0.49 - $44,698  
Profit Sharing
$8,735  
Commission
$20,000  
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).
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$47,056 - $164,958  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 107
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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. Fortunate workers who know Due Diligence command much higher paychecks, scoring salaries 131 percent above average. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Portfolio Management. Many workers who know Financial Analysis also know Investment Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Investment Officer

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


Experience seems to be a major factor in determining the incomes of Investment Officers. Salaries for inexperienced workers average out to $85K, and those with five to 10 years' experience earn a higher median of $69K. Professionals who spend a good 10 to 20 years in the workforce haul in an average of $139K. Investment Officers who have stuck around for more than two decades see earnings that are only slightly higher than those of folks who have worked for 10 to 20 years; the more senior group makes around $157K on average.

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Experience Affects Investment Officer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 81%

Experienced
up arrow 61%

National Average
$86,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

Entry-Level
up arrow 20%

Skills That Affect Investment Officer Salaries

Due Diligence
up arrow 131%

Investment Management
up arrow 2%

National Average
$86,000

Financial Analysis
up arrow 3%

Portfolio Management
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 22 votes.

Gender

Female
23 %
Male
77 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
47%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
medical benefits
Vision: 56%
dental benefits
None: 12%
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