Quantitative Analyst Salary

A Quantitative Analyst earns an average salary of $83,407 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are C++, Risk Management / Risk Control, C++ Programming Language, Matlab, and Financial Modeling. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases steeply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.
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$55,337 - $121,239
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MEDIAN: $83,407
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$19.73 - $54.63
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MEDIAN: $23.50
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$55,337 - $121,239  
   
Bonus
$2,899 - $35,843  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $17,000  
Total Pay (?
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$54,457 - $143,593  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 343
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Hourly Rate
$19.73 - $54.63  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$2,899 - $35,843  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $17,000  
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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$54,457 - $143,593  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 10

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Job Description for Quantitative Analyst

Quantitative analysts are tasked with devising strategies for maximum efficiency when it comes to trading stock. They work closely with other mathematical professionals to continuously improve trading protocols and strategies, and must combine all the skills they've learned in school, including mathematics, finance, and computer skills, to maximize the profits of their business.

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Quantitative Analyst Tasks

  • Research and analyze market statistics to develop, test, validate, execute, and maintain analytical software programs and quantitative models.
  • Query, consolidate, and present data to senior management.
  • Assist in the construction and execution of portfolio management.
  • Perform risk analytics, loan pricing, and default risk modeling,
  • Design tests and experiments to collect data and test new models and programs

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National Average: $88,564

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Key Stats for Quantitative Analyst

Gender

Female
26 %
Male
74 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 36 votes.
Less than 1 year
22%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
7%
20 years or more
0%
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Experience Affects Quantitative Analyst Salaries

▲20%

▲19%

National Average
$89,000

▼7%

Skills That Affect Quantitative Analyst Salaries

C++
▲24%

Risk Management / Risk Control
▲19%

C++ Programming Language
▲15%

▲14%


Financial Analysis
▲11%

Python
▲9%

R
▲2%

Data Modeling
▼0%

Statistical Analysis
▼0%

National Average
$89,000

SQL
▼1%


SAS
▼5%

VBA
▼6%


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 36 votes.

Gender

Female
26 %
Male
74 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
22%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
7%
20 years or more
0%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
vision benefits
Vision: 72%
dental benefits
None: 6%
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