Average Investment Analyst with Financial Analysis Skills Salary

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The average salary for an Investment Analyst with Financial Analysis skills is $62,783.
MEDIAN $62,783
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$45k - $92k
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$698 - $20k
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$46k - $107k

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Job Description for Investment Analyst

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.
The top respondents for the job title Investment Analyst are from the companies NorthMarq Capital, LLC, Prudential and Merrill Lynch & Co Inc. Reported salaries are highest at Prudential where the average pay is $69,395. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Bryn Mawr Trust Company and Prudential Financial Inc., earning around $67,331 and $65,000, respectively. AEGON Asset Management pays the lowest at around $51,923. NorthMarq Capital, LLC and Merrill Lynch & Co Inc also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $57,920 and $61,391, respectively.

Career Paths

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Investment Analyst
Portfolio Manager
Senior Investment Analyst
Investment Associate
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Popular Skills for Investment Analyst

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

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 $56,581 based on 99 salaries. An early career Investment Analyst with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $61,470 based on 485 salaries. A mid-career Investment Analyst with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $77,236 based on 171 salaries. An experienced Investment Analyst with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $89,056 based on 49 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $95,000.
Employees with Investment Analyst in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 20.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Francisco, California (19.1% more) and Boston, Massachusetts (6.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (2.6% less) and Dallas, Texas (0.2% less).

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