Portfolio Manager Salary (United States)

A Portfolio Manager earns an average salary of $85,499 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Investment Management, Sales, and Research Analysis. Experience strongly influences income for this job.
Portfolio Manager Total Pay (?
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$49,090 - $147,270
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MEDIAN: $85,499
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Portfolio Manager Total Pay (?
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$15.44 - $77.87
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National Salary Data

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$0$70K$140K$210K
Salary
$49,090 - $147,270  
   
Bonus
$1,941 - $50,696  
Profit Sharing
$1,436 - $25,134  
Commission
$1,973 - $36,844  
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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$50,067 - $184,526  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,795
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$15.44 - $77.87  
   
Overtime
$19.52 - $51.54  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$1,941 - $50,696  
   
Commission
$1,973 - $36,844  
Profit Sharing
$1,436 - $25,134  
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).
)
$50,067 - $184,526  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,795
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Job Description for Portfolio Manager

Portfolio managers evaluate and track finances, as well as advise management of their business' finances. A portfolio manager holds a high level of responsibility in a company, as they are the primary expert in dealing with company finances; as a result, a company must trust in the portfolio manager's competence with financial matters. The portfolio manager advises senior management on where unnecessary money is being spent, where it can be saved, and where it would be better spent. They also provide financial forecasts for their company. Another duty of a portfolio manager is leading investor meetings.
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Portfolio Manager Tasks
  • Communicate with clients and administrators about their accounts, securities markets and economic trends.
  • Manage bond and equity portfolios to maximize investment returns commensurate with an acceptable level of risk.
  • Consult with clients to develop investment objectives, provides advice and guidance to customers.
  • Report on investment activity and performance.

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Pay Difference By Location

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Experience Affects Portfolio Manager Salaries

National Average
$96,000

Skills That Affect Portfolio Manager Salaries

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Gender

Female
25%
female alumni
 
Male
75%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 75%
vision benefits Vision: 60% employee benefits None: 9%
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