Investment Analyst Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 18, 2020
$85,000
$51,000
$85,000
$139,000
Investment Analysts in the United States make an average salary of $85,094 per year or $40.91 per hour. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $51,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $139,000. If you like following the crowd, Finance and Professional companies tend to attract the most workers in this field. But if you're in it for the money, then you'll want to seek out Real Estate, Finance, and Manufacturing companies, as employees in each industry have reported the highest salaries. As most things go, location can be critical. New York, Connecticut, West Virginia, New Jersey, and Maryland provide the highest Investment Analyst salaries.
Best Paying Cities
New York, NY
$116,024
Stamford, CT
$103,429
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Map of Investment Analyst Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Investment Analysts earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

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Average Investment Analyst Salary By Location

Throughout the U.S., the average salary for an Investment Analyst is roughly $85,094 per year, which boils down to $40.91 per hour. Interestingly enough, Investment Analysts have the highest salaries in New York, NY at about $116,024 per year. For those who are just starting out, the average entry-level salary in New York, NY is $62,000. Additionally, Investment Analysts make more than the average salary in Stamford, CT, San Francisco, CA, Jersey City, NJ, Washington, DC, and Baltimore, MD. On a more broad level, Investment Analyst salaries are highest in New York, Connecticut, West Virginia, New Jersey, Maryland, Massachusetts, and Pennsylvania. On the contrary, Kentucky, Louisiana, and South Carolina offer the lowest Investment Analyst salaries.

Average Investment Analyst Salary By Company

If you want to get paid the most as an Investment Analyst, being employed by a company such as MCP or Barclays Capital would be a smart choice, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. Additionally, companies like Royal Bank of Canada and Oppenheimer & Co also report highly competitive salaries for Investment Analysts.

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Average Investment Analyst Pay By Industry

As we previously stated, Investment Analyst salaries can vary depending on the industry. In fact, our data shows that Real Estate, Finance, and Manufacturing companies tend to offer much higher salaries for Investment Analysts. For example, Investment Analysts make a whopping average salary of $92,396 while working for Real Estate companies. Meanwhile, other people in this field are making $88,267 at Finance companies and $81,820 at Manufacturing companies. But Investment Analysts may want to avoid working in the Retail industry as it offers the lowest average salary at $75,913.
Industry
Average Salary
Real Estate
Real Estate
$92,396
$92k
Finance
Finance
$88,267
$88k
Manufacturing
Manufacturing
$81,820
$82k
Insurance
Insurance
$80,366
$80k
Retail
Retail
$75,913
$76k

Investment Analyst Salary History

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Investment Analyst Salary By Experience Level

The salary for an Investment Analyst can vary depending on the years of experience that a person has, from entry level to senior level. Data on how experience level affects total compensation is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

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