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Asset Management Salaries and Bonuses - latest surveys

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Below you will find surveys which reveal details of asset management salaries and bonus levels in the US, UK, Canada, Asia and Australia; with benchmark salaries across a wide variety of front office, marketing and operations roles.

Surveys of investment management remuneration; surveys of fund manager salary and bonus packages, investment marketing compensation surveys and back office salary surveys: these are perhaps the most popular papers on the Savvy Investor site.

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U.S. & CANADIAN ASSET MANAGEMENT SALARIES

US asset management compensation trends – 2015 and 2016 reports by Johnson Associates (one in collaboration with Greenwich Associates) showing salary trends and projections across a variety of asset classes.

Canadian asset management compensation survey – very detailed study of compensation amongst Canadian CFA Charterholders. Showing salary/bonus and benefit levels for portfolio managers, multi-asset PMs, portfolio analysts, risk analysts, compliance/regulatory professionals, investment marketers, product development professionals, investment advisers and private client execs.

North America Private Equity salaries – From Heidrick & Struggles, a comprehensive new survey of over 380 North American private equity firms. The very detailed results show base, bonus and carry by fund size, for a variety of different roles.

UK & EMEA INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT SALARIES

UK Front Office Banking and Asset Management 2016 (Michael Page) - new 22-page report setting out average compensation levels (salary plus bonus) across a variety of front office banking and asset management roles.

UK Investment Management Salary Survey 2015 (Mason Blake) - covering investment marketing and distribution, investment analysis, finance, risk & compliance, and investment operations. The analysis is split by role and experience.

UK Banking and Operations 2016 Salary Surveys – two surveys, from Robert Half and Robert Walters, covering investment operations; accounting roles, fund accounting, fund administration, client reporting, reconciliations, trade support, clearing and settlement, risk & compliance.

UK Private Equity Salaries 2015 - From Kea Consultants, a detailed guide to private equity pay in London, with results shown by size of fund and seniority. 

UK Middle and Back Office surveys 2015-16 – three surveys covering investment marketing and distribution, investment analysis, finance, risk & compliance, investment operations; accounting roles, fund accounting, fund administration, client reporting, reconciliations, trade support, clearing and settlement, risk & compliance.

UK asset management surveys 2015-16 – four different studies, showing survey results for a wide variety of front, middle and back office roles.

2016 Europe & Africa Private Capital Compensation Survey – From Heidrick & Struggles, a detailed guide to private equity compensation in Europe and Africa, representing a cross-section of the private equity value chain.

ASIAN ASSET MANAGEMENT SALARIES

Private Equity Compensation in Asia – This survey from Heidrick & Struggles compares salary and bonus for analysts, associates, VPs, principals and partners working in Private Equity in the Asia Pacific region.

The 2015 Hays Asia Salary Guide – huge study, including a) front office salaries in asset management, private equity, hedge funds; including execution & trading, quant, structuring, research, strategy and wealth management, b) Middle office salaries in credit risk, market risk, operational risk, compliance, trade support, collateral management, product management, performance measurement and investment consulting, c) Back Office roles in corporate actions, settlements, client documentation and fund operations.

2015 Asian Salary Guide - Banking and Finance (Robert Half) – This 40-page report focuses on Hong Kong, Japan, Singapore and Shanghai. It covers salaries for a variety of back office, middle and front office roles, include accounting, operations, compliance, treasury, tech, and business development roles.

Hong Kong salary guides (2015) – two large reports covering selected roles in asset management, investment operations, hedge funds, private equity, investment banking and private wealth, business operations, risk management, fund accounting, treasury, risk and compliance, amongst others.

2015 Singapore Banking & Financial Services Salary Guide – This 9-page report covers salary expectations for a variety of roles in front office corporate, investment banking and financial services.

Thailand Banking Salary Survey (2015) – This 12-page report of Thai Banking & Financial Service salaries reveals typical salary ranges for a range of front office, operations, compliance and accounting roles.

ASSET MANAGEMENT SALARIES IN AUSTRALIA

Australian Investment Operations Salary Guide 2015 – a 30-page report covering pensions and superannuation roles, middle office functions, trade support, corporate actions, clearing & settlements, accounting roles, fund accounting and fund administration, risk & compliance roles. 

2015/16 Australian Salary & Employment Outlook – a wide ranging report across all Aussie industries. Pages 46-59 cover the financial services sector.

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