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Senior Manager, Mergers & Acquisitions Salary

Senior Managers of Mergers & Acquisitions in the United States can expect to earn a very generous salary, with average salaries (in the ballpark of $106K) surpassing six figures annually. Nearly all enjoy medical while most get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a strong majority. The majority of Senior Managers of Mergers & Acquisitions claim high levels of job satisfaction. Senior Managers of Mergers & Acquisitions who took the survey are largely men, dominating at 81 percent.

$68,510 - $154,282
(Median)
$69K
$110K
$150K
MEDIAN: $105,507
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Salary
$68,510 - $154,282  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $31,082  
Profit Sharing
$3,052 - $9,826  
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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$62,929 - $182,058  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 100
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Job Description for Senior Manager, Mergers & Acquisitions

A senior manager of mergers and acquisitions is an extremely high-level position. This person needs to be well-versed in business. Your sole job is to evaluate other companies for the possibility of buying them or merging with them. You will be evaluating whether these kinds of deals would benefit your company. You are required to do complex analysis of the possible companies and to formulate a plan that you present to the board of your company. In addition, you are expected to conduct negotiations with potential companies, in conjunction with other senior managers.

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Senior Manager, Mergers & Acquisitions Tasks

  • Advise clients on tax consequences of proposed and actual business decisions including bankruptcy.
  • Verify, submit, and provide advice on state and federal tax documents for acquisitions, mergers, debts, and restructurings.
  • Manage large case tax audits, and prepare and submit materials.
  • Identify and suggest strategies to mitigate risk and take opportunities during decision-making and relationship-building.

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Survey results show that Senior Managers of Mergers & Acquisitions typically report just a few professional skills. Most notably, facility with Due Diligence and Mergers and Acquisitions are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 37 percent and 14 percent, respectively.

Pay by Experience Level for Senior Manager, Mergers & Acquisitions

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $91K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $120K. Senior Managers of Mergers & Acquisitions with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $146K. People who have worked for more than 20 years report a median income no higher than the median for folks with 10 to 20 years of experience.

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Experience Affects Senior Manager, Mergers & Acquisitions Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 24%

Late-Career
up arrow 24%

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

National Average
$117,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 22%

Skills That Affect Senior Manager, Mergers & Acquisitions Salaries

Due Diligence
up arrow 37%

Mergers and Acquisitions
up arrow 14%

National Average
$117,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 22 votes.

Gender

Female
19 %
Male
81 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 96% dental benefits Dental: 83%
vision benefits Vision: 78% employee benefits None: 4%
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