Senior Portfolio Analyst Salary

Earnings for Senior Portfolio Analysts in the United States come in at around $79K annually on average. Total cash compensation to Senior Portfolio Analysts bottoms out near $59K and approaches $135K on the high end; the biggest paychecks include approximately $27K from bonuses and almost $7K from profit sharing. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. For the most part, Senior Portfolio Analysts enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Nearly all enjoy medical while most get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the greater part. Male Senior Portfolio Analysts are far more common among survey respondents than their female counterparts, who typically comprise less than one-third of the field. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$56,377 - $111,294
MEDIAN: $79,183

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$56,377 - $111,294  
$995 - $26,764  
Profit Sharing
$990 - $6,904  
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).
$58,997 - $135,329  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 112
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Job Description for Senior Portfolio Analyst

Senior portfolio analysts are responsible for analyzing portfolios and other investment options on behalf of their company or clients. They are in charge of providing sound financial and investment advice to meet both client and company portfolio expectations, and must be organized and pay close attention to detail when analyzing such information.


Senior Portfolio Analyst Tasks

  • Analyze data sets and portfolio for valuation studies and to develop strategies to reduce credit losses.
  • Identify portfolio risk of default cycles in collections, loss mitigation, bankruptcy, foreclosure and REO.
  • Lead team performing statistical and financial analysis on credit risk issues impacting the portfolio.
  • Innovate analytic approaches, techniques, and loss mitigation strategies for analyst team and senior management.

Common Career Paths for Senior Portfolio Analyst

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Senior Portfolio Analysts who go on to become Portfolio Managers may see somewhat stagnant compensation. On average, a Portfolio Manager, an upper-level role, pays $90K.

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Experience Affects Senior Portfolio Analyst Salaries

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Skills That Affect Senior Portfolio Analyst Salaries

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National Average

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.


30 %
70 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 87%
medical benefits
Vision: 64%
dental benefits
None: 4%