Average Investment Banker Salary

Avg. Base Salary (USD)

The average salary for an Investment Banker is $117,294 in 2023

Base Salary
$58k - $246k
$3k - $103k
Profit Sharing
$1k - $50k
$0 - $50k
Total Pay
$59k - $294k
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What Do Investment Bankers Do?

Investment Banker Tasks
  • Assist companies, organizations, governments and their agencies in raising public or private money through debt and/or equity.
  • Construct fully integrated, detailed financial models to support Merger and Acquisitions (M&A) transactions and Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A) communications.
  • Perform valuation analyses using various methodologies such as trading and transaction comparisons (comps), discounted cash flow and leveraged buyout (LBOs).
  • Conduct industry and company research to engage clients and develop new business.
  • Participate and manage all stages of the transaction process from opening pitch to closing investment contract(s).
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How do Investment Bankers Rate Their Jobs?

4.3 out of 5
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FAQs About Investment Bankers

What is the highest pay for Investment Bankers?

Our data indicates that the highest pay for an Investment Banker is $246k / year

What is the lowest pay for Investment Bankers?

Our data indicates that the lowest pay for an Investment Banker is $58k / year

How can Investment Bankers increase their salary?

Increasing your pay as an Investment Banker is possible in different ways. Change of employer: Consider a career move to a new employer that is willing to pay higher for your skills. Level of Education: Gaining advanced degrees may allow this role to increase their income potential and qualify for promotions. Managing Experience: If you are an Investment Banker that oversees more junior Investment Bankers, this experience can increase the likelihood to earn more.