$97,288
Avg. Salary
$21.47
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$24,522

Bonus

$9,963

Profit Sharing

$82,500

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for an Investment Banker is $21.47 per hour.

The average pay for an Investment Banker is $97,288 per year.

$18.65
10%
$21.47
50%
$51.06
90%
MEDIAN $21.47
$51k
10%
$97k
50%
$209k
90%
MEDIAN $97,288
$50,986 - $208,641
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$210K
MEDIAN: $97,288
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50%
90%

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$18.65 - $51.06
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$0$303K
Salary $50,986 - $208,641
Bonus $4,839 - $104,378
Profit Sharing $201 - $100,652
Commission $82,500
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$54,562 - $303,728
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 294
Hourly Data $0$80
Hourly Rate $18.65 - $51.06
Hourly Tips $0.11
Overtime $30.00
Annual Data $0$303K
Bonus $4,839 - $104,378
Commission $82,500
Profit Sharing $201 - $100,652
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
$54,562 - $303,728
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 16

Job Description for Investment Banker

When companies, organizations, or government entities need to raise capital, one of the best ways to do so is to turn to the services of an investment banker. Investment bankers are the highly skilled professionals at financial institutions who examine an entity's financial health, capital needs, and goals. Then they recommend a strategy to improve or manifest them. The investment banker then acts as a go-between for the organization looking to raise money and those looking to make financial investments.

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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).

Investment Banker Pay By Employer

$0$592K

$98,710

$125,000

Investment Banker Job Listings

Popular Skills for Investment Banker


Survey takers who work as Investment Bankers report a focused set of job skills. Those who have experience with Financial Analysis, Financial Modeling, and Mergers and Acquisitions can expect to be compensated well for these skills. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Mergers and Acquisitions. The majority of those who know Financial Analysis also know Mergers and Acquisitions.

Pay by Experience Level for Investment Banker

Pay by Experience for an Investment Banker has a positive trend. An entry-level Investment Banker with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $93,000 based on 117 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Investment Banker with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $146,000 based on 47 salaries. An experienced Investment Banker which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $148,000 based on 38 salaries. An Investment Banker with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $228,000 based on 8 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $110,926

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

San Francisco offers some of the highest pay in the country for Investment Bankers, 33 percent above the national average. Investment Bankers will also find cushy salaries in New York (+23 percent) and Los Angeles (+1 percent). Investment Bankers in Houston take home the lowest salaries, earning a whopping 27 percent less than the national average.

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Key Stats for Investment Banker

Gender

Female
21 %
Male
79 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 23 votes.
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
6%

Experience Affects Investment Banker Salaries

Late-Career
▲105%

▲34%

▲31%

National Average
$111,000

▼16%

Skills That Affect Investment Banker Salaries

National Average
$111,000




Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 23 votes.

Gender

Female
21 %
Male
79 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
vision benefits
Vision: 62%
no benefits
None: 13%