Based on 29 responses, the job of Equity Research Associate has received a job satisfaction rating of 3.81 out of 5. On average, Equity Research Associates are highly satisfied with their job.
Q: What is it like working as an Equity Research Associate?
Fixed Income Research Associate.
Equity Research Associate:
Pros: Had to choose Equity Research because lack of option. A certain Prestige, Learning to Invest, Intelectually oriented, meeting people, Work with very intelligent Type A people, Encouraged to further develop professionaly and intelectually.
Cons: Stress, Pay should be better, cut throat, all the dirty work falls on you.
Equity Research Review.
Equity Research Associate in New York:
Pros: The constantly changing, fast-paced environment we cover (global equities).
Cons: Feel that the pay does not cover the stress, importance, or level of critical thinking needed to perform at the highest level.
Cost of Living.
Equity Research Associate in St. Petersburg:
Pros: Great atmosphere, cheap cost of living.
Cons: Lack of other companies and job opportunities nearby.
Canada's New York.
Equity Research Associate in Toronto:
Pros: Sports, restaurants, and concerts.
Cons: Expensive housing.
Worst place to work at.
Equity Research Associate in Vancouver:
Pros: The models, the work itself (excluding all other human management factors)
Cons: The management, how they choose managers of teams without any proper vetting. Micro-managing managers. Managers who are 22 and manage people acting they have 20 years of experience!