Managing Director, Private Equity Investments Salary
Men make up the majority of Managing Directors of Private Equity Investments in the United States, and the nationwide average salary in this area lies in the neighborhood of $196K per year. Cash earnings for Managing Directors of Private Equity Investments — which occasionally include more than $276K from bonuses and more than $250K from profit sharing — stretch from around $117K to approximately $497K. Location and tenure each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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|Salary||$101,186 - $304,102|
|Bonus||$14,720 - $276,171|
|Profit Sharing||$0.00 - $250,000|
|Total Pay (||$117,448 - $497,003|
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.Read More...
Positions as managing directors for private equity investments generally require at least eight to 10 years of experience in private equity. Additionally, relevant education (such as a master of business administration) is typically needed as well. These managing directors must have excellent communication, analytical, and business skills to succeed in this position; they also need to work well in a team setting, as well as on their own with minimal supervision.
Managing directors for private equity investments generally work full time in an office setting during regular business hours. However, alternative and/or additional hours may occasionally be required (such as to conduct meetings with individuals in different time zones). Additionally, travel may be required for meetings and other events that take place off site.
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.
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Pay by Experience Level for Managing Director, Private Equity Investments
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 Managing Directors of Private Equity Investments. Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $150K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $198K. For Managing Directors of Private Equity Investments, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $257K. Veterans who have surpassed the 20-year mark may make only slightly more than those who are navigating the mid-career stage; the more senior group reports median earnings of around $278K.
Pay Difference by Location
With a pay rate for Managing Directors of Private Equity Investments that is 59 percent greater than the national average, Chicago offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Managing Directors of Private Equity Investments will also find cushy salaries in New York (+11 percent) and San Francisco (+2 percent). Managing Directors of Private Equity Investments in Denver make 24 percent less than the national average, proving that location is a major factor in pay.
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