The average salary for an Investment Analyst with Investment Management skills is $66,287.
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Job Description for Investment Analyst
An investment analyst works within a group that reviews and potentially approves investment products. Their responsibilities may also cover making recommendations to advisors on portfolio management, asset allocation, and the full range of investment products that advisors might use in their daily work. Other responsibilities of an investment analyst include conducting research on funds and writing commentary or analysis, supporting advisors, delivering presentations on investment topics, and su…Read more
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.
Popular Employer Salaries for Investment Analyst
The top respondents for the job title Investment Analyst are from the companies KeyBank, Merrill Lynch & Co Inc and Metropolitan Life Insurance Company (MetLife). Reported salaries are highest at SunTrust Banks Inc. where the average pay is $87,429. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Prudential and The Vanguard Group, earning around $78,037 and $75,000, respectively. KeyBank pays the lowest at around $52,091. Prudential Financial Inc. and Metropolitan Life Insurance Company (MetLife) also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $69,000 and $70,000, respectively.
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Popular Skills for Investment Analyst
Skills in Financial Modeling are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Due Diligence, Research Analysis, Microsoft Excel and Financial Analysis.
Pay by Experience Level for Investment Analyst
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 $55,036 based on 62 salaries. An early career Investment Analyst with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $63,498 based on 405 salaries. A mid-career Investment Analyst with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $78,588 based on 172 salaries. An experienced Investment Analyst with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $88,796 based on 65 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $101,523.
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Employees with Investment Analyst in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 23.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Francisco, California (12.7% more) and Boston, Massachusetts (3.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in St. Louis, Missouri (16.4% less), Dallas, Texas (6.5% less) and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (1.0% less).
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