Senior Portfolio Analyst Salary

Senior Portfolio Analysts in the United States pull down an average of $78K annually. Cash earnings for Senior Portfolio Analysts — which occasionally include more than $29K from bonuses and more than $12K from profit sharing — stretch from around $60K to approximately $140K. Career length is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Generally, women make up less than a third of all Senior Portfolio Analysts who answered the questionnnaire. Nearly all enjoy medical while most get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the greater part. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$55,445 - $111,942
MEDIAN: $77,609

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$55,445 - $111,942  
$1,021 - $28,837  
Profit Sharing
$986 - $11,568  
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).
$59,632 - $139,964  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Sep 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 109
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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.

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Many Senior Portfolio Analysts move into a Portfolio Manager role, which does not lead to a big boost in pay. Portfolio Managers on average bring in a similar salary to Senior Portfolio Analysts.

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Typical Senior Portfolio Analysts report a focused set of job skills. SQL and Financial Analysis are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay by 9 percent and 3 percent, respectively.

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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 19 votes.


24 %
76 %

Years of Experience

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

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 95% dental benefits Dental: 88%
vision benefits Vision: 65% employee benefits None: 3%