Investment Banker Statistics By Gender

23.8% of investment bankers are women and 76.2% of investment bankers are men.

  • Male, 76.2%
  • Female, 23.8%

Investment Bankers By Gender

GenderPercentages
Male76.2%
Female23.8%

Gender Pay Gap For Investment Banker

Women Earn 93¢ For Every $1 Earned By Men

male-income
Male Income
$157,479
female-income
Female Income
$146,685

Investment Banker Gender Over Time

This data shows how men and women predominate in the investment banker position over time.

Male
Female
100%
80%
60%
40%
20%
0%
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014
2015
2016
2017
2018
2019

Investment Banker Gender By Year

YearMaleFemale
201072.48%27.52%
201170.80%29.20%
201272.33%27.67%
201372.07%27.93%
201471.47%28.53%
201572.70%27.30%
201673.43%26.57%
201772.91%27.09%
201873.99%26.01%
201976.65%23.35%

Investment Banker Male to Female Ratio

We compared this job title with other job titles to see how gender percentages varied. As you can see, proprietary trader and floor trader have the biggest difference in gender.

Job TitleMaleFemale
Insurance Follow Up Representative11%89%
Insurance Verification Specialist11%89%
Commercial Lines Account Manager13%87%
Investment Banker76%24%
Futures Trader94%6%
Floor Trader95%5%
Proprietary Trader96%4%

Investment Banker Statistics By Race

The most common ethnicity among investment bankers is White, which makes up 71.5% of all investment bankers. Comparatively, there are 10.7% of the Asian ethnicity and 10.3% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity.

  • White, 71.5%
  • Asian, 10.7%
  • Hispanic or Latino, 10.3%
  • Black or African American, 5.6%
  • Unknown, 1.7%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native, 0.2%

Investment Banker Race

Investment Banker RacePercentages
White71.5%
Asian10.7%
Hispanic or Latino10.3%
Black or African American5.6%
Unknown1.7%
American Indian and Alaska Native0.2%

Investment Banker Race And Ethnicity Over Time

Using the Census Bureau data, we found out how the percentage of each ethnic category trended between 2010-2019 among investment bankers.

  • White
  • Asian
  • Hispanic or Latino
  • Black or African American

Investment Banker Race By Year

YearWhiteBlack or African AmericanAsianHispanic or Latino
201073.63%6.18%8.37%10.28%
201173.75%5.81%9.21%9.78%
201272.11%5.87%9.25%11.37%
201372.58%5.13%9.87%10.35%
201473.02%5.58%9.57%10.31%
201572.66%5.71%9.84%9.93%
201671.13%5.40%10.16%11.50%
201771.42%5.26%9.94%11.27%
201869.59%5.28%11.40%11.41%
201971.46%5.62%10.72%10.31%

Investment Banker Wage Gap By Race

White investment bankers have the highest average salary compared to other ethnicities. Hispanic or latino investment bankers have the lowest average salary at $144,596.
$165,000
$161,000
$157,000
$153,000
$149,000
$145,000
$141,000
Unknown
White
Black or African American
Asian
Hispanic or Latino
EthnicitySalary
Unknown$148,079
White$161,612
Black or African American$150,344
Asian$155,781
Hispanic or Latino$144,596

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Average Age of an Investment Banker

We determined the average age of investment bankers based on ethnicity and gender.

Male
Female

Investment Banker Age By Race

RaceMale AgeFemale Age
Unknown34
White4447
Black or African American4349.5
Asian3840
Hispanic or Latino3838

Investment Banker Age Breakdown

This chart breaks down the ages of investment banker employees. Interestingly enough, the average age of investment bankers is 40+ years old, which represents 60% of the population.

40+ years

30-40 years

20-30 years


Investment Banker Age

Investment Banker YearsPercentages
40+ years60%
30-40 years27%
20-30 years13%

Types of Investment Banker Degree Levels

The most common degree for investment bankers is bachelor's degree 69% of investment bankers earn that degree. A close second is master's degree with 19% and rounding it off is associate degree with 6%.

  • Bachelors, 69%
  • Masters, 19%
  • Associate, 6%
  • Doctorate, 2%
  • Other Degrees, 4%

Investment Bankers By Education

Investment Banker DegreePercentages
Bachelors69%
Masters19%
Associate6%
Doctorate2%
Other Degrees4%

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Investment Banker Wage Gap By Education

Investment bankers with a Masters degree earn more than those without, at $182,144 annually. With a Bachelors degree, investment bankers earn a median annual income of $157,479 compared to $136,909 for investment bankers with an Associate degree.
$187,000
$177,000
$167,000
$157,000
$147,000
$137,000
$127,000
Master's Degree
Bachelor's Degree
Some College/ Associate Degree
EducationSalary
Master's Degree$182,144
Bachelor's Degree$157,479
Some College/ Associate Degree$136,909

Investment Banker Employment Statistics

This section highlights information about where investment bankers work. We found most investment bankers work for a public company. In addition, the industry that employs the most investment bankers is the finance industry.

Company Size

We created this chart to show you the average size of companies that typically hire investment bankers.

< 50 employees

50 - 100 employees

100 - 500 employees

500 - 1,000 employees

1,000 - 10,000 employees

> 10,000

Investment Banker Jobs By Employer Size

Company SizePercentages
< 50 employees10%
50 - 100 employees5%
100 - 500 employees16%
500 - 1,000 employees9%
1,000 - 10,000 employees29%
> 10,000 employees31%

The Types Of Companies Investment Banker Work In

Employees with the investment banker job title have their preferences when it comes to working for a company. For instance, most investment bankers prefer to work at public companies over private companies.

Education

Public

Private

Government

Investment Banker Jobs By Sector

Company TypePercentages
Education2%
Public50%
Private47%
Government1%

Top Industries Hiring Investment Bankers

Just based on the number of employees within each industry, we were able to determine the most common industries that employ investment bankers. Those industries include finance, professional and technology.

Finance

Fortune 500

Professional

Media

Technology

Investment Banker Turnover And Employment Statistics

Investment Banker Unemployment Rate Over Time

The Bureau of Labor Statistics came in clutch when it came down to figuring out how the unemployment rate has changed over time. Between 2008 and 2018, this is how the number of investment bankers changed.

  • Unemployment rate

Investment Banker Unemployment Rate By Year

YearInvestment Banker Unemployment Rate
20107.50%
20116.42%
20126.14%
20134.28%
20144.90%
20153.10%
20164.15%
20173.43%
20182.39%
20193.02%

The Average Number of Years That Investment Banker Stay in a Job

By looking over 618 investment bankers resumes, we figured out that the average investment banker enjoys staying at their job for 1-2 years for a percentage of 41%.

Less than one year

1-2 years

3-4 years

5-7 years

8-10 years

11+ years

Investment Banker Tenure

Number or YearsPercentages
Less than 1 year15%
1-2 years41%
3-4 years17%
5-7 years12%
8-10 years5%
11+ years10%

Comparing The LGBT Ratio of Investment Bankers with Other Job Titles

After finding the gender ratio, we wondered if the percentages of LGBT persons were different as well. Using the data below, you can see how other job titles compare to investment bankers.

Job TitleLGBTJob Openings
Policy Writer, Sales4.37%143,938
Real Time Trader5.57%29,313
Produce Sales Associate7.09%221,102
Rental Manager7.23%2,246
Investment Banker7.29%
Digital Media Executive8.62%87,793
Travel Service Consultant12.49%12,772

Investment Banker LGBT Demographics

ProfessionPercentages of LGBT Job Openings
Policy Writer, Sales4.37%143,938
Real Time Trader5.57%29,313
Produce Sales Associate7.09%221,102
Rental Manager7.23%2,246
Digital Media Executive8.62%87,793
Travel Service Consultant12.49%12,772

Foreign Languages Spoken By Investment Bankers

The most common foreign language among investment bankers is Spanish at 38.7%. The second-most popular foreign language spoken is Chinese at 6.5% and Vietnamese is the third-most popular at 6.5%.

  • Spanish, 38.7%
  • Chinese, 6.5%
  • Vietnamese, 6.5%
  • German, 6.5%
  • Russian, 6.5%
  • Other, 35.3%

Investment Banker Languages Spoken

Foreign LanguagePercentages
Spanish38.7%
Chinese6.5%
Vietnamese6.5%
German6.5%
Russian6.5%
Other35.3%

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Where Do Investment Bankers Earn The Most?

Investment bankers earn the most in Alaska, where the average investment banker salary is $188,763. The map here shows where investment bankers earn the highest salaries in the U.S. The darker areas across the 50 states highlight the highest salaries.

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Investment Banker Demographics FAQs

How Many Investment Banker Are There In The Us?

There are over 1,092 Investment Bankers in the United States.

What Percentage Of Investment Bankers Are Black?

5.6% of Investment Bankers are Black or African American

What Race Are Most Investment Bankers?

Most an are White, with 71.5% of Investment Bankers belonging to this ethnicity. 10.7% of Investment Bankers are Asian, 10.3% of Investment Bankers are Hispanic or Latino, 5.6% of Investment Bankers are Black or African American, 1.7% of Investment Bankers are Unknown, and 0.2% of Investment Bankers are American Indian and Alaska Native

Are Investment Banker Jobs Male - Dominated ?

Yes, Investment Banker jobs are male - dominated. 76% of Investment Bankers are male, and 23% are female, so there are more male Investment Bankers than female Investment Bankers in the United States.

How Old Is The Average Investment Banker ?

The average Investment Banker is 43 years old. 60% of Investment Bankers are 40+ years old or older, 27% are between the ages of 30-40 years, and 13% are between 20-30 years old

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