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Portfolio Administrator Salary

An average Portfolio Administrator in the United States can expect to take home roughly $50K annually. Total cash compensation to Portfolio Administrators varies from $39K to $75K; higher pay grades include potential for bonuses and profit sharing as high as $10K each. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Women account for the majority of Portfolio Administrators who responded to the questionnaire — 62 percent to be exact. Nearly all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Portfolio Administrators. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$38,342 - $70,994
(Median)
$38K
$50K
$71K
MEDIAN: $50,139
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$15.17 - $29.62
(Median)
$15
$20
$30
MEDIAN: $20
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$38,342 - $70,994  
   
Bonus
$993 - $10,237  
Profit Sharing
$783 - $10,304  
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).
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$39,122 - $75,394  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 124
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$15.17 - $29.62  
   
Overtime
$27.22 - $40.69  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$993 - $10,237  
   
Profit Sharing
$783 - $10,304  
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).
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$39,122 - $75,394  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 16

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Job Description for Portfolio Administrator

Portfolio administrators are responsible for the accurate and timely implementation of client accounts. Some of their basic job duties include providing direct service to assigned clients, coordinating various reports and reviews, preparing financial statement request letters, and following up for information. Portfolio administrators also assist in the collection of delinquent accounts and tax payments as necessary. Most portfolio administrators work for banks or other financial institutions. They generally work in an office environment and report directly to managers.

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Portfolio Administrator Tasks

  • Review data, create reports and understand the current state of the portfolio.
  • Set up, maintain and evaluate accounts.
  • Process and reconcile daily, weekly and monthly balances.
  • Read, interpret and manage portfolio documents.
  • Manage compliance and regulatory adherence across the portfolio and for reporting.

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Pay by Experience Level for Portfolio Administrator

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Portfolio Administrators with a lot of experience do not necessarily enjoy more money. Relatively untried employees who have fewer than five years of experience earn around $47K on average. People who have worked for five to 10 years can expect a higher median salary of $56K. Portfolio Administrators with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $56K. In the end, more experience does seem to mean larger paychecks; seasoned Portfolio Administrators with more than 20 years of experience earn a predictably higher median salary of $70K.

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Experience Affects Portfolio Administrator Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 37%

Mid-Career
up arrow 10%

Experienced
up arrow 10%

National Average
$51,000


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 25 votes.

Gender

Female
62 %
Male
38 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 74%
vision benefits Vision: 47% employee benefits None: 7%
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