Senior Portfolio Analyst Salary

Pay for Senior Portfolio Analysts in the United States sits in the ballpark of $79K annually. Total cash compensation to Senior Portfolio Analysts approaches anywhere from $59K on the lower end to $135K on the higher end; in exceptional cases, this can include more than $27K from bonuses and upwards of $7K from profit sharing. Career length 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. Making up 70 percent of those who took the survey, male Senior Portfolio Analysts greatly outnumber their female counterparts. Nearly all enjoy medical while most get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the larger part. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale 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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For Senior Portfolio Analysts, career advancements do not tend to correlate with a rise in salary. On average, lower-level Senior Portfolio Analysts earn similar salaries to those in higher-end positions like Portfolio Manager.

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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%