Investment Officer Salary
Investment Officers in the United States can expect to earn an average of $87K annually. Job satisfaction for Investment Officers is high. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. Most Investment Officers survey respondents are men (78 percent). The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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.
For many Investment Officers, experience and pay levels seem to be correlated; more years in the business generally lead to more money. During the first five years of their careers, Investment Officers see a median income of $75K. Survey respondents with five to 10 years of experience report an only modestly higher median of $86K. Professionals who claim 10 to 20 years of experience can secure some pretty cushy paychecks; the median for this group is a six-figure $125K. Average wages for folks with more than 20 years of experience come out to around $159K.