An Experienced Portfolio Manager earns an average salary of AU$140,792 per year. A skill in Portfolio Management is associated with high pay for this job.

AU$84,430 - AU$184,263
MEDIAN: AU$139,901
Salary AU$84,430 - AU$184,263
Bonus AU$5,000 - AU$57,500
Profit Sharing AU$983
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).
AU$86,996 - AU$207,715
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 19 Feb 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 52

Job Description for Portfolio Manager

A portfolio manager is a financial professional responsible for investing money. The portfolio manager may be a client-based advisor who works with individuals and businesses to manage a group of investments and assets; they may also handle financial products such as mutual funds. Many portfolio managers work within larger financial institutions, processing analyses from their company's risk and investment research teams and acting upon this information. The portfolio manager may seek to meet individual clients' long-term financial goals; for businesses, he or she may seek out investments that recapitalize revenue in a way that mitigates tax burdens and builds capital.


Portfolio Manager Tasks

  • Consult with clients to develop investment objectives, provides advice and guidance to customers.
  • Report on investment activity and performance.
  • Communicate with clients and administrators about their accounts, securities markets and economic trends.
  • Manage bond and equity portfolios to maximize investment returns commensurate with an acceptable level of risk.

Portfolio Manager Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$156,469

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Key Stats for Portfolio Manager


26 %
74 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
10-19 years
20 years or more

Skills That Affect Portfolio Manager Salaries

National Average

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.


26 %
74 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 10%
dental benefits
Dental: 5%
vision benefits
Vision: 5%
no benefits
None: 90%