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Average Investment Analyst Salary

$65,137
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$7,849
Bonus
$4,000
Commission
$3,930
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for an Investment Analyst is $65,137.
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$47k
MEDIAN
$65k
90%
$97k
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$47k - $97k
Bonus
$2k - $24k
Profit Sharing
$700 - $12k
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$48k - $112k
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What Do Investment Analysts Do?

Investment Analyst Tasks
  • Conduct research and analysis to evaluate the financial performance of companies or industries.
  • Assist in developing investment strategies for companies or individuals.
  • Make recommendations for investments based on company and industry research.

Job Satisfaction for Investment Analyst

3.7 out of 5
(224)
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The top respondents for the job title Investment Analyst are from the companies Cambridge Associates, LLC, Merrill Lynch & Co Inc and KeyBank. Reported salaries are highest at SEI Investments Company where the average pay is $66,666. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Prudential and The Northern Trust Company, earning around $66,058 and $65,000, respectively. KeyBank pays the lowest at around $52,091. NorthMarq Capital, LLC and Merrill Lynch & Co Inc also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $57,920 and $61,391, respectively.

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What Are Popular Skills for Investment Analysts?

Skills in Investment Management and Due Diligence are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Research Analysis, Microsoft Excel and Financial Analysis.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Investment Analysts?

An entry-level Investment Analyst with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $56,937 based on 198 salaries. An early career Investment Analyst with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $62,760 based on 935 salaries. A mid-career Investment Analyst with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $79,170 based on 303 salaries. An experienced Investment Analyst with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $89,766 based on 119 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $98,376.
Employees with Investment Analyst in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 21.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Francisco, California (18.3% more) and Boston, Massachusetts (4.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in St. Louis, Missouri (17.5% less) and Dallas, Texas (5.5% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,576 survey responses.
Entry Level
12.6%
Early Career
59.3%
Mid Career
19.2%
Experienced
7.6%
Late Career
1.3%

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