Entry-Level Quantitative Analyst Salary

An average Entry-Level Quantitative Analyst can expect to take home roughly $77K per year. Cash earnings for Entry-Level Quantitative Analysts — including $34K in bonuses and $17K in profit sharing proceeds near the top of the pay scale — generally stretch from $51K to $134K depending on individual performance. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. Most Entry-Level Quantitative Analysts survey respondents are men (72 percent). The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$51,670 - $115,506
$52K
$77K
$120K
MEDIAN: $76,718
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$14.09 - $54.63
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$55
MEDIAN: $23.50
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$0$134K
Salary $51,670 - $115,506
Bonus $1,932 - $34,062
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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$51,097 - $134,133
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 281
Hourly Data $0$54
Hourly Rate $14.09 - $54.63
Annual Data $0$134K
Bonus $1,932 - $34,062
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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$51,097 - $134,133
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 10

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Quantitative Analyst Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $81,363

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For Entry-Level Quantitative Analysts, working in the bustling city of San Francisco has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Entry-Level Quantitative Analysts will also find cushy salaries in New York (+22 percent) and Boston (+8 percent). Place of residence plays a huge part in a Quantitative Analyst's salary, with Cambridge Entry-Level Quantitative Analysts earning salaries that are 28 percent less than the national average. Employers in Minneapolis and Charlotte also lean toward paying below-median salaries (23 percent lower and 20 percent lower, respectively).

Key Stats for Quantitative Analyst

Gender

Female
28 %
Male
72 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 31 votes.
Less than 1 year
25%
1-4 years
64%
5-9 years
11%
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Skills That Affect Quantitative Analyst Salaries

C++
▲24%

Risk Management / Risk Control
▲24%

C++ Programming Language
▲19%

Matlab
▲12%


Financial Analysis
▲11%

R
▲3%

Python
▲2%


National Average
$81,000

Statistical Analysis
▼1%


SAS
▼2%

SQL
▼5%

VBA
▼8%


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 31 votes.

Gender

Female
28 %
Male
72 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
vision benefits
Vision: 68%
no benefits
None: 11%
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