Average Early-Career Investment Banker Salary

$96,523
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$51k
MEDIAN
$97k
90%
$196k

The average salary for an Investment Banker is $96,523

Base Salary
$51k - $196k
Bonus
$2k - $97k
Profit Sharing
$2k - $100k
Commission
$0 - $71k
Total Pay
$46k - $252k
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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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Gender Breakdown

Male
81.5%
Female
18.5%
This data is based on 27 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

76%

Dental

69%

Vision

67%

None

24%