Entry-Level Quantitative Analyst Salary

An average Entry-Level Quantitative Analyst can expect to take home roughly $77K per year. Cash earnings for Entry-Level Quantitative Analysts — including $34K in bonuses and $17K in profit sharing proceeds near the top of the pay scale — generally stretch from $51K to $134K depending on individual performance. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. Most Entry-Level Quantitative Analysts survey respondents are men (72 percent). The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$52,620 - $116,642
$53K
$76K
$120K
MEDIAN: $75,565
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$14.09 - $54.63
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MEDIAN: $23.50
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$0$136K
Salary $52,620 - $116,642
Bonus $1,987 - $30,923
Profit Sharing $-0.50 - $16,769
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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$51,653 - $136,037
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 292
Hourly Data $0$54
Hourly Rate $14.09 - $54.63
Annual Data $0$136K
Bonus $1,987 - $30,923
Profit Sharing $-0.50 - $16,769
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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$51,653 - $136,037
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 10

Quantitative Analyst Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $80,887

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

For Entry-Level Quantitative Analysts, working in the bustling city of San Francisco has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Entry-Level Quantitative Analysts will also find cushy salaries in New York (+22 percent) and Boston (+8 percent). Place of residence plays a huge part in a Quantitative Analyst's salary, with Cambridge Entry-Level Quantitative Analysts earning salaries that are 28 percent less than the national average. Employers in Minneapolis and Charlotte also lean toward paying below-median salaries (23 percent lower and 20 percent lower, respectively).

Key Stats for Quantitative Analyst

Gender

Female
27 %
Male
73 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 31 votes.
Less than 1 year
25%
1-4 years
65%
5-9 years
10%

Skills That Affect Quantitative Analyst Salaries

C++
▲25%

Risk Management / Risk Control
▲24%

C++ Programming Language
▲20%


Matlab
▲12%

Financial Analysis
▲11%

R
▲4%

Python
▲3%


Statistical Analysis
▼0%

National Average
$81,000


SAS
▼2%

SQL
▼5%

VBA
▼7%


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 31 votes.

Gender

Female
27 %
Male
73 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
vision benefits
Vision: 67%
no benefits
None: 11%