Fixed Income Analyst Salary
Median pay for Fixed Income Analysts in the United States is around $65K per year. Career duration and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Male Fixed Income Analysts far outnumber their female contemporaries among those who completed the questionnaire. Work is reasonably fulfilling for most Fixed Income Analysts — the majority report average levels of job satisfaction. Almost all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance.
|Salary||$39,458 - $173,987|
|Bonus||$2,959 - $70,957|
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|$40,436 - $190,849|
Job Description for Fixed Income Analyst
Fixed income analysts work in the investment services industry to monitor the success of fixed-income investment instruments, such as bonds, derivatives, credit instruments, and other related investment opportunities. They also advise both traders and investors of their findings to help them determine the best investment decisions. Their clients may range from banks, brokers, and other investment industry entities to individual customers.Read More...
These analysts must evaluate and make sense of financial information, particularly related to fixed-income securities, to help their clients make the best decisions. They then organize, compile, and interpret this information and provide further explanation and guidance to suit clients' needs and expectations.
Fixed income analysts must have expert-level understanding of finance and fixed-income markets and stay up-to-date with changes and fluctuations in value as they occur. Knowledge of legal and regulatory issues and strong organizational and communication skills are also important in this position to help clients understand the compiled information and apply it effectively.
A bachelor’s degree in finance, economics, business, or a related field is generally required for this position, and some analysts may need ongoing education in fixed-income trading and analysis, such as for new products, trends in finance instruments, market changes, clients' needs, or regulatory information. Some employers may require a master's degree, and they must also be licensed according to federal requirements and their state of employment. (Copyright 2017 PayScale.com)
Fixed Income Analyst Tasks
- Prepare presentations for conferences, workshops, and client meetings.
- Collect and analyze data, research information
- Design, define, and develop custom modules, features, and package integration from proposal to product.
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Pay by Experience Level for Fixed Income Analyst
Pay by Experience for a Fixed Income Analyst has a positive trend. An entry-level Fixed Income Analyst with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $62,000 based on 42 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Fixed Income Analyst with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $96,000 based on 15 salaries. An experienced Fixed Income Analyst which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $220,000 based on 7 salaries. A Fixed Income Analyst with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $210,000 based on 7 salaries.
Pay Difference by Location
For those looking to make money, Fixed Income Analysts in Chicago enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 115 percent above the national average. Fixed Income Analysts will also find cushy salaries in New York (+25 percent). Fixed Income Analysts in Boston earn salaries far below the national average by 21 percent, proving that geography overwhelmingly affects the pay scale for those in this field.
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