Managing Director, Private Equity Investments Salary

A sizeable majority of Managing Directors of Private Equity Investments in the United States are men. In this role, average pay is around $195K annually. Final cash compensation to Managing Directors of Private Equity Investments varies from around $107K to approximately $500K; choice pay grades include potential for bonuses and profit sharing as high as $252K and $206K, respectively. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by years of experience. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$97,686 - $343,434
$98K
$200K
$340K
MEDIAN: $195,890
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$0$504K
Salary $97,686 - $343,434
Bonus $10,284 - $255,357
Profit Sharing $5,781 - $206,084
Commission $50,000
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$107,319 - $504,237
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 117

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Job Description for Managing Director, Private Equity Investments

Managing directors for private equity investments are expected to find new business opportunities for their firm, identifying and evaluating investments to determine their appropriateness. They typically lead a team of analysts and report to company executives, providing these senior officials with input and guidance related to transactions. Managing directors for private equity investments are also responsible for ensuring comprehensive research is conducted for every potential investment, as well as performing analysis of financial and business practices. They often participate in negotiating transactions, serving as the primary negotiator for their firm. Other tasks performed by these managing directors include working with third parties to develop investment financing support, providing white papers and other business documentation to support investments, and conducting due diligence (including legal and accounting) for investments.

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Managing Director, Private Equity Investments Tasks

  • Review and evaluate clients' private investment options.
  • Assign tasks to and supervise the work of associates and analysts.
  • Manage current investment portfolios to ensure continued success of investment strategies.
  • Analyze new investment strategies to determine possible returns and assess risk.

Common Career Paths for Managing Director, Private Equity Investments


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As Managing Directors of Private Equity Investments make advancements to positions like Chief Executive Officer, salaries may go down sharply. Usually, Chief Executive Officers make $170K.

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Pay by Experience Level for Managing Director, Private Equity Investments

Pay by Experience for a Managing Director, Private Equity Investments has a positive trend. An entry-level Managing Director, Private Equity Investments with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $150,000 based on 14 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Managing Director, Private Equity Investments with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $198,000 based on 22 salaries. An experienced Managing Director, Private Equity Investments which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $257,000 based on 53 salaries. A Managing Director, Private Equity Investments with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $278,000 based on 32 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $255,055

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

Surpassing the national average by 58 percent, Managing Directors of Private Equity Investments in Chicago receive some of the highest pay in the country. Managing Directors of Private Equity Investments will also find cushy salaries in New York (+11 percent) and San Francisco (+1 percent). Managing Directors of Private Equity Investments in Denver make 25 percent less than the national average, proving that location is a major factor in pay.

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Key Stats for Managing Director, Private Equity Investments

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 15 votes.
1-4 years
9%
5-9 years
9%
10-19 years
47%
20 years or more
34%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Managing Director, Private Equity Investments Salaries

▲9%

▲1%

National Average
$255,000

Mid-Career
▼22%

Entry-Level
▼41%

Skills That Affect Managing Director, Private Equity Investments Salaries

Real Estate
▲27%

Investment Management
▲13%

National Average
$255,000

Financial Modeling
▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 15 votes.

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
9%
5-9 years
9%
10-19 years
47%
20 years or more
34%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
vision benefits
Vision: 60%
no benefits
None: 11%
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