Senior Manager, Mergers & Acquisitions Salary

Average pay for a Senior Manager of Mergers & Acquisitions in the United States is considerable, rounding six figures at $104K per year. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and most earn dental coverage. Male Senior Managers of Mergers & Acquisitions far outnumber their female contemporaries among those who completed the questionnaire. Work is enjoyable for Senior Managers of Mergers & Acquisitions, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$69,802 - $156,162

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$69,802 - $156,162  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $32,523  
Profit Sharing
$3,052 - $9,826  
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$66,500 - $184,488  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 98
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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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Senior Managers of Mergers & Acquisitions only report a few specific 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 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.


Senior Managers of Mergers & Acquisitions generally obtain higher compensation for more plentiful past experience. The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $91K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $119K. Senior Managers of Mergers & Acquisitions bring in $146K after working for 10 to 20 years. Senior Managers of Mergers & Acquisitions who have stuck around for more than two decades see earnings that are only slightly higher than those of folks who have worked for 10 to 20 years; the more senior group makes around $147K on average.

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Experience Affects Senior Manager, Mergers & Acquisitions Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 25%

Experienced
up arrow 24%

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

National Average
$118,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 22%

Skills That Affect Senior Manager, Mergers & Acquisitions Salaries

Due Diligence
up arrow 37%

Mergers and Acquisitions
up arrow 12%

National Average
$118,000

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
82 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
36%
10-19 years
34%
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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