Managing Director, Private Equity Investments Salary

Male Managing Directors of Private Equity Investments number significantly more than their female counterparts, and average earnings in this role come out to $196K annually in the United States. In the world of Managing Directors of Private Equity Investments, overall income ranges from $108K near the bottom to $499K at the top; this can include more than $252K from bonuses and more than $206K from profit sharing in exceptional cases. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career duration. Most Managing Directors of Private Equity Investments like their work and job satisfaction is high. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$98,338 - $310,967
$98K
$200K
$310K
MEDIAN: $196,041
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50%
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$0$499K
Salary $98,338 - $310,967
Bonus $10,380 - $252,270
Profit Sharing $5,781 - $206,084
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$107,777 - $499,339
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 109

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Job Description for Managing Director, Private Equity Investments

Managing directors for private equity investments are expected to find new business opportunities for their firm, identifying and evaluating investments to determine their appropriateness. They typically lead a team of analysts and report to company executives, providing these senior officials with input and guidance related to transactions. Managing directors for private equity investments are also responsible for ensuring comprehensive research is conducted for every potential investment, as well as performing analysis of financial and business practices. They often participate in negotiating transactions, serving as the primary negotiator for their firm. Other tasks performed by these managing directors include working with third parties to develop investment financing support, providing white papers and other business documentation to support investments, and conducting due diligence (including legal and accounting) for investments.

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Managing Director, Private Equity Investments Tasks

  • Review and evaluate clients' private investment options.
  • Assign tasks to and supervise the work of associates and analysts.
  • Manage current investment portfolios to ensure continued success of investment strategies.
  • Analyze new investment strategies to determine possible returns and assess risk.

Common Career Paths for Managing Director, Private Equity Investments


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Managing Directors of Private Equity Investments who take a Chief Executive Officer role, an upper-level role, may see a decrease in pay. Pay for Chief Executive Officers is usually $170K.

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Pay by Experience Level for Managing Director, Private Equity Investments

Pay by Experience for a Managing Director, Private Equity Investments has a positive trend. An entry-level Managing Director, Private Equity Investments with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $150,000 based on 14 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Managing Director, Private Equity Investments with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $198,000 based on 22 salaries. An experienced Managing Director, Private Equity Investments which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $257,000 based on 53 salaries. A Managing Director, Private Equity Investments with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $278,000 based on 32 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $250,303

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Surpassing the national average by 60 percent, Managing Directors of Private Equity Investments in Chicago receive some of the highest pay in the country. Managing Directors of Private Equity Investments will also find cushy salaries in New York (+12 percent) and San Francisco (+2 percent). One of the biggest compensable factors for Managing Directors of Private Equity Investments is geography, with workers in Denver earning a whopping 24 percent below the national average.

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Key Stats for Managing Director, Private Equity Investments

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 15 votes.
1-4 years
10%
5-9 years
9%
10-19 years
48%
20 years or more
33%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Managing Director, Private Equity Investments Salaries

▲11%

▲3%

National Average
$250,000

Mid-Career
▼21%

Entry-Level
▼40%

Skills That Affect Managing Director, Private Equity Investments Salaries

Real Estate
▲30%

Investment Management
▲15%

National Average
$250,000

Financial Modeling
▼5%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 15 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
10%
5-9 years
9%
10-19 years
48%
20 years or more
33%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
vision benefits
Vision: 59%
no benefits
None: 12%
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