$73,285
Avg. Salary
$21.30
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$14,941

Bonus

$4,958

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for an Equity Research Associate is $21.30 per hour.

The average pay for an Equity Research Associate is $73,285 per year.

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$16.75
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$21.30
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$23.50
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MEDIAN $21.30
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$48k
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$124k
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MEDIAN $73,285
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MEDIAN: $73,285
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$0$161K
Salary $48,425 - $123,964
Bonus $3,959 - $41,751
Profit Sharing $303 - $20,238
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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$49,622 - $161,548
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 378
Hourly Data $0$44
Hourly Rate $21.30
Overtime $44.50
Annual Data $0$161K
Bonus $3,959 - $41,751
Profit Sharing $303 - $20,238
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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$49,622 - $161,548
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 5

Job Description for Equity Research Associate

Equity research associates support senior equity analysts in the research process, generating information, ideas, and reports. They create, distribute, and update financial models, as well as generate reports on companies and other entities of interest. These associates must be able to perform analysis on market events - and other significant events - as required by senior analysts and other managers. This position occasionally involves communicating financially dense material into common language for clients, prospective clients, and other employees. Equity research associates must regularly work with clients (either directly or in providing information to colleagues), answering their questions and responding to their needs.

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Equity Research Associate Tasks
  • Conduct grass roots surveys of industry-specific domestic and international players.
  • Analyze macroeconomic and industry data, source, and map market research to assess and describe current and long-term trends.
  • Conduct/compile financial statement analysis and forecasts for use in company updates and recommendations to clients.
  • Prepare and deliver proprietary market research reports on specific industry for distribution to sophisticated institutional money managers.
  • Conduct thorough primary and secondary research and due diligence via SEC filings, company press releases, industry trade publications, Wall Street research notes and quarterly company conference calls.

Equity Research Associate Job Listings

Popular Skills for Equity Research Associate


Survey takers who work as Equity Research Associates report a focused set of job skills. Most notably, skills in Financial Modeling, Financial Analysis, Research Analysis, and Microsoft Excel are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Excel and Research Analysis. Most people familiar with Financial Analysis also know Research Analysis.

Pay Difference by Location

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-12%

-41%

National Average: $84,519

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

For Equity Research Associates, San Francisco provides a pay rate that is 55 percent greater than the national average. Equity Research Associates will also find cushy salaries in New York (+18 percent) and Boston (+2 percent). Cleveland, Minneapolis, and Chicago — each tucked away in the Midwest — report salaries below the national rate for Equity Research Associates, labeling the region an undesirable location for those looking to make more money in this profession. A couple other locations with smaller-than-average paychecks include Minneapolis (16 percent lower) and Chicago (4 percent lower).

Equity Research Associate Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Equity Research Associate?

Equity Research Associate in St. Petersburg:
"Cost of Living."
Pros: Great atmosphere, cheap cost of living.
Cons: Lack of other companies and job opportunities nearby.

Equity Research Associate in New York:
"Equity Research Review."
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.

Equity Research Associate in Philadelphia:
"Fixed Income 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.

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Key Stats for Equity Research Associate

Gender

Female
28 %
Male
72 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 46 votes.
Less than 1 year
17%
1-4 years
65%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
3%
20 years or more
1%

Experience Affects Equity Research Associate Salaries

▲40%

Experienced
▲26%

National Average
$85,000

▼10%

Skills That Affect Equity Research Associate Salaries

National Average
$85,000





Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 46 votes.

Gender

Female
28 %
Male
72 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
17%
1-4 years
65%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
3%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
vision benefits
Vision: 63%
no benefits
None: 11%