Equity Analyst Salary

Equity Analysts in the United States take home approximately $73K annually on average. Total cash earnings of Equity Analysts range from $45K on the low end to $151K on the high end; the final amount can include bonuses and profit sharing proceeds that occasionally exceed $65K and $18K, respectively. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by years of experience. Nearly all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and the larger part collect dental insurance. Men account for the majority of Equity Analysts who responded to the questionnaire — 80 percent to be exact. The majority of Equity Analysts claim high levels of job satisfaction. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$47,988 - $131,639
$48K
$74K
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MEDIAN: $74,302
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$15.26 - $26.03
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$0$164K
Salary $47,988 - $131,639
Bonus $4,848 - $61,534
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $18,121
Total Pay (?
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$44,255 - $164,341
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 104
Hourly Data $0$31
Hourly Rate $21.14
Overtime $31.36
Annual Data $0$164K
Bonus $4,848 - $61,534
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $18,121
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).
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$44,255 - $164,341
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 8

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Job Description for Equity Analyst

An equity analyst oversees a company's investments, tracking investment data and making recommendations to managers. The nature of these investments vary from industry to industry, but could include real estate, stocks, or material goods. An equity analyst must analyze market trends, identify investments that hold good return-on-investment potential, and ensure that current investments are performing as desired. These investments may be spread over a wide company portfolio, and an equity analyst must be familiar with the many different company investments. The equity analyst may oversee investments in private funds, pension funds, charitable contributions, and other types of expenditure. On a schedule determined by the company, likely quarterly, an equity analyst is required to present data and findings to a team who will use the recommendations of the analyst to determine if any changes in company investments need to be made.

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Equity Analyst Tasks

  • Manage upside/downside price targets with the portfolio manager.
  • Perform technical analysis and charting, volume trends, liquidity analysis of trading volumes, short interest, days to cover.
  • Perform due diligence on current positions including valuation analysis, industry research and company specific fundamental analysis.
  • Analyze company valuation models, cash flow/income/balance sheets and earnings.
  • Work with Portfolio Manager to ensure best execution of trades.

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Popular Skills for Equity Analyst


Survey results show that Equity Analysts use a fair number of skills. Most notably, skills in Valuation, Research Analysis, Financial Modeling, and Financial Analysis are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 5 percent and 8 percent. Those listing Microsoft Excel as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Equity Management and Market Research also typically command lower compensation. Most people familiar with Financial Analysis also know Research Analysis.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $87,813

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

For those looking to make money, Equity Analysts in Denver enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 83 percent above the national average. Equity Analysts can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like New York (+42 percent), Chicago (+22 percent), Los Angeles (+19 percent), and Boston (+9 percent). Equity Analysts in Philadelphia earn salaries far below the national average by 30 percent, proving that geography overwhelmingly affects the pay scale for those in this field.

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Key Stats for Equity Analyst

Gender

Female
28 %
Male
72 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.
Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
4%
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Location:
Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Equity Analyst Salaries

▲60%

▲20%

National Average
$88,000

▼15%

Skills That Affect Equity Analyst Salaries

Valuation
▲4%



National Average
$88,000


Market Research
▼8%

Equity Management
▼13%

Microsoft Excel
▼34%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
28 %
Male
72 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 62%
vision benefits
Vision: 58%
no benefits
None: 10%
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