Entry-Level Investment Banker Salary

Annual compensation for Entry-Level Investment Bankers is typically heavily supplemented by bonuses and commissions and totals around $97K (including $90K from bonuses and commissions). Total cash compensation to Entry-Level Investment Bankers bottoms out near $61K and approaches $193K on the high end; the biggest paychecks include approximately $60K from bonuses and almost $45K from profit sharing. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and the larger part collect dental insurance. Most Entry-Level Investment Bankers like their work and job satisfaction is high. Most Entry-Level Investment Bankers survey respondents are men (78 percent). Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$50,525 - $140,880
MEDIAN: $80,903

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Salary $50,525 - $140,880
Bonus $1,965 - $55,000
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $39,830
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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).
$59,733 - $182,178
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 94

Investment Banker Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $91,887

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

Home to some of the best pay for Entry-Level Investment Bankers, New York offers exceptional salaries, 17 percent above the national average. Entry-Level Investment Bankers will also find cushy salaries in Los Angeles (+12 percent).

Key Stats for Investment Banker


23 %
77 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years

Skills That Affect Investment Banker Salaries

Financial Analysis

Financial Modeling

Mergers and Acquisitions

National Average

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.


23 %
77 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 66%
vision benefits
Vision: 57%
no benefits
None: 11%