Senior Manager, Mergers & Acquisitions Salary

Salaries for Senior Managers of Mergers & Acquisitions in the United States are generous, with average pay above six figures ($107K) per year. Almost all enjoy medical while a large number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a fair number. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. The vast majority of Senior Managers of Mergers & Acquisitions (83 percent) who took the survey are men. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$68,510 - $158,863
(Median)
$69K
$110K
$160K
MEDIAN: $106,595
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Salary
$68,510 - $158,863  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $33,576  
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 - $186,026  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 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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Professional skills reported by Senior Managers of Mergers & Acquisitions are few in number. Most notably, facility with Due Diligence and Mergers and Acquisitions are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 35 percent and 12 percent, respectively.

Pay by Experience Level for Senior Manager, Mergers & Acquisitions

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


Individuals with less than five years' experience take home around $91K. In contrast, though, people who have been on the job for five to 10 years report a six-figure median of $121K. Senior Managers of Mergers & Acquisitions see a median salary of $148K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Senior Managers of Mergers & Acquisitions who claim more than two decades of experience actually make somewhat smaller average paychecks of $147K.

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Experience Affects Senior Manager, Mergers & Acquisitions Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 25%

Late-Career
up arrow 24%

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

National Average
$119,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 23%

Skills That Affect Senior Manager, Mergers & Acquisitions Salaries

Due Diligence
up arrow 35%

Mergers and Acquisitions
up arrow 12%

National Average
$119,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 20 votes.

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

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