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U.S. And Canada Asset Management Salary Surveys (Q4 Review and Outlook)

Asset management salary and bonus – how do you compare? 

Our Content Team has updated this unique list of the best US and Canadian asset management salary surveys, reviewing the investment, pensions and finance industries. These surveys cover a variety of roles within fund management and asset gathering, back office, pensions and finance.

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2018 CFA Society Financial Compensation Survey

This CFA Survey offers US investment professionals a localised insight into compensation for their region. This report focuses specifically on survey findings from CFA societies in Madison and Milwaukee.

U.S. Asset Management: 2Q Trends and Year-End Projections (Johnson Associates, 2019)

Johnson Associates suggests that going forward, salaries in asset management, investment and commercial banking may experience small declines. Tough trading conditions across markets continue to be a factor in investment banking, whilst continuing pressure on fee income affects asset management. Alternatives, however, offer the one bright spot, with slight increases noted.

2019 USA Accounting and Finance Salary Guide (Robert Half)

For salary levels in various banking and financial roles, including risk and compliance, client service and operations please turn to pp. 17-19.

2019 U.S. Salary Survey (Institute of Management Accountants)

The Institute of Management Accountants survey affords members the opportunity to reference their compensation levels and ascertain the additional value obtained from education and certification. This report is specific to the USA.

2018 Actuarial Salary Survey Graphs

The following charts compare the results of our 2018 Salary Survey with data obtained annually, from 2012 onward.

2018 U.S. Financial Services Compensation (Johnson Associates)

This Johnson Associates report presents the outlook for U.S. financial services compensation. Its focus is entirely on the asset management and private equity industries.

Changing Pay Fundamentals and 2018 Recap (Johnson Associates)

This report by Johnson Associates reveals the trend in incentives used by US asset management and private equity firms.

U.S. salaries for fundraising and asset gathering investment professionals (Emolument)

This brief survey from Emolument outlines salaries for investment marketers involved in the business of asset gathering. Users have the option to enter your own details and receive a more complete report.

2018 North American Private Equity Compensation Survey (Heidrick & Struggles)

This report from Heidrick & Struggles dissects the remuneration information in a variety of ways, illustrating base, bonus and carry by AUM and indicating how salary structures vary across different roles and lengths of experience.

2019 Canada Accounting and Finance Salary Guide (Robert Half)

Robert Half presents information relating to benchmark salary ranges for Canadian professionals in finance and accounting roles.

2018 Financial Compensation Survey (CFA Society Chicago)

This annual survey of salaries for investment professionals employed in its region, comes from the CFA Society of Chicago, IL,

2018 Financial Compensation Survey (CFA Society Iowa and Nebraska)

In this survey from November 2018, the CFA Societies of Iowa and Nebraska provide information indicating the salaries for investment professionals in their regions.

Preqin Special Report: Private Capital Compensation and Employment, Mar 2018

Prequin’s report examines the nascent remuneration and employment trends gathering momentum in private capital markets. Two thirds of firms expect to add resource in 2018 suggesting that the desire to add talent continues to grow.

2018 Financial Compensation Survey (CFA Society Pittsburgh)

The CFA Society of Pittsburgh, PA, released this salary survey in June 2018 for investment professionals within their region.

What Is a Typical Salary for a Chartered Financial Analyst? (The Balance Careers blog, 2019) collects the responses from in excess of 2,600 CFA holders across America in order to produce its report (dated October 2017) which gives a guide to compensation levels.

2018 U.S. Salary Guide for Accounting and Finance Professionals (Robert Half)

Actual placement data from Robert Half’s US staffing professionals and consultants provides an accurate guide to compensation levels in this 2018 report.

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