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Portfolio Administrator Salary

Median pay for Portfolio Administrators in the United States lies in the neighborhood of $50K annually. The range in cash compensation to Portfolio Administrators ($39K to $75K) includes potential earnings of $10K each from bonuses and profit sharing in exceptional cases. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career length. The majority of Portfolio Administrators (64 percent) who took the survey are female. Job satisfaction for Portfolio Administrators is high. Nearly all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$37,909 - $70,802
(Median)
$38K
$50K
$71K
MEDIAN: $49,991
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50%
90%

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$16.78 - $29.88
(Median)
$17
$21
$30
MEDIAN: $20
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90%

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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
$37,909 - $70,802  
   
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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$39,066 - $75,489  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 123
National Hourly Rate 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$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$16.78 - $29.88  
   
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.
)
$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).
)
$39,066 - $75,489  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 15

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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.


For Portfolio Administrators, level of experience appears to be a somewhat less important part of the salary calculation — more experience does not correlate to noticeably higher pay. Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $47K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $56K. Portfolio Administrators with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $56K. Veterans who have acquired more than 20 years report a median income of $63K, which is generally higher than the pay reported by other tenure groups.

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Experience Affects Portfolio Administrator Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 24%

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
64 %
Male
36 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 72%
vision benefits Vision: 45% employee benefits None: 8%