The average pay for a Senior Associate - Investment Banking is $82,856 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. A skill in Financial Modeling is associated with high pay for this job.

$55,557 - $123,355
MEDIAN: $82,855

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$55,557 - $123,355  
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$57,213 - $156,788  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 81

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Job Description for Senior Associate - Investment Banking

Being a senior associate of investment banking requires leadership ability, experience, knowledge, and foresight. The primary duties of this position are to advise and handle other people's money, so there is a high degree of accountability as the wrong decisions not only affect the senior associate, but also his/her bank and its clients. Some customers have enough riding on their investments to make or break them.


Senior Associate - Investment Banking Tasks

  • Analyze complex financial data to provide forecasts, models and reports.
  • Conduct research and create reports and presentations on findings.
  • Conduct due diligence and other analyses.
  • Manage and mentor other associates, including reviewing their work.

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What is it like working as a Senior Associate - Investment Banking?

Senior Associate - Investment Banking in Baltimore:
"It Is Not As Glamorous As It Sounds."
Pros: Responsibility, variety of projects, strategy work.
Cons: Hard work. Lots of hours. High expectations.

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Skills That Affect Senior Associate - Investment Banking Salaries

Financial Modeling
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.


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Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
medical benefits
Vision: 66%
dental benefits
None: 14%