Portfolio Administrators in the United States can expect wages of $54K annually on average. Overall incomes of Portfolio Administrators generally bottom out at around $39K and peak near $80K; the final number can, in exceptional cases, include upwards of $11K each for bonuses and profit sharing proceeds. Career duration is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and the greater part earn dental coverage. Male Portfolio Administrators are just a bit more common among those who completed the questionnaire than females ones, with male workers composing 57 percent of the field. Most Portfolio Administrators report high levels of job satisfaction.

$39,984 - $74,365
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MEDIAN: $54,327
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$14.04 - $29.80
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MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$39,984 - $74,365  
   
Bonus
$990 - $10,850  
Profit Sharing
$484.79 - $10,365  
Commission
$7,200  
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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$38,821 - $79,693  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 97
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$14.04 - $29.80  
   
Overtime
$30.03  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$990 - $10,850  
   
Commission
$7,200  
Profit Sharing
$484.79 - $10,365  
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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$38,821 - $79,693  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 10
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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, experience does not seem to be a major factor in determining pay. The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $49K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $60K. Portfolio Administrators with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $65K. People who have worked for more than 20 years report a median income of $71K, which is barely higher than the median for folks with 10 to 20 years of experience.

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Experience Affects Portfolio Administrator Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 25%

Experienced
up arrow 16%

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

National Average
$57,000


Skills That Affect Portfolio Administrator Salaries

Financial Analysis
up arrow 2%

National Average
$57,000

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 15%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
43 %
Male
57 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
medical benefits
Vision: 48%
dental benefits
None: 13%
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