Senior Portfolio Analyst Salary

Senior Portfolio Analysts in the United States can expect to earn an average of $78K per year. Career duration and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Making up 78 percent of those who took the survey, male Senior Portfolio Analysts greatly outnumber their female counterparts. Almost all claim medical and dental insurance and a fair number get vision coverage. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$55,458 - $111,490
MEDIAN: $77,502

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
$55,458 - $111,490  
$2,543 - $30,521  
Profit Sharing
$1,017 - $5,000  
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).
$59,410 - $141,218  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 106
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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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Senior Portfolio Analysts report a focused set of job skills. SQL and Financial Analysis are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay.

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Experience Affects Senior Portfolio Analyst Salaries

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National Average

Job Satisfaction

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


22 %
78 %

Years of Experience

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

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 93% dental benefits Dental: 89%
vision benefits Vision: 70% employee benefits None: 4%