Investment Officer Salary

The average Investment Officer in the United States earns approximately $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. Most Investment Officers like their work and job satisfaction is high. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$40,612 - $143,685

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$40,612 - $143,685  
$0.00 - $49,833  
Profit Sharing
$5,950 - $9,983  
$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).
$45,271 - $174,129  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 94
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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. Most notably, facility with Due Diligence and Investment Management are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 136 percent and 5 percent, respectively. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Financial Analysis. Financial Analysis and Investment Management are correlating skills — those who know the former usually know the latter.

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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: 52% employee benefits None: 13%