Investment Officer Salary

The average Investment Officer in the United States can expect to rake in roughly $80K per year. Generally, women make up less than a third of all Investment Officers who answered the questionnnaire. 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. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$40,662 - $147,106
MEDIAN: $79,583

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$40,662 - $147,106  
$0.00 - $49,665  
Profit Sharing
$5,932 - $9,900  
$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).
$45,335 - $178,071  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 95
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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

Survey takers who work as Investment Officers typically report just a few professional skills. Most notably, facility with Due Diligence and Investment Management are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 133 percent and 5 percent, respectively. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include 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

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: 53% employee benefits None: 12%