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Salaries: Asset Management (US & Canada) – Q3 2021

Salary Survey Round-up: Front, middle, and back office roles

How does your remuneration package compare with those across the industry? The Savvy Investor Content Team has updated this unique list of the best U.S. and Canadian asset management salary surveys covering a range of roles in the investment, pensions, and finance industries. 

This update includes, amongst other recent survey data, a very comprehensive view of compensation within the family office sector.

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2021 U.S. Salary Guide: Accounting & finance (Hays)

Turn to page 32 of the guide for insight into salaries for the accounting and finance sector within eight major metropolitan areas in the United States.

Q2 2021 U.S. Financial Services Compensation Trends (Johnson Associates)

After the second quarter, Johnson Associates projects meaningful year-end increases in incentive compensation across financial services. Investment & commercial banking profits are up sharply with the release of loan loss provisions and booming investment banking. Asset management incentives are up as markets drive higher. Private equity incentives are higher on fundraising and deal activity, while hedge funds see positive flows, and performance remains strong.

2021 North American Private Equity Compensation Survey (Heidrick & Struggles)

Heidrick & Struggles' annual survey of investment professionals in North America explores recent compensation data and trends across private equity. For this report, Heidrick & Struggles compiled compensation data from a survey of 1,011 investment professionals.

Pension Actuary Salary Survey (S.C. International, 2021)

S.C. International lists a table of U.S. pension actuarial salaries.

U.S. Investment Banker Salary and Bonus Report (Mergers & Inquisitions, 2021)

This article updates job seekers and incumbents on U.S. investment banker salaries and bonus levels for 2021.

2021 Global Salary Survey (Institute of Management Accountants)

In the seventh edition of the global salary survey from the Institute of Management Accountants, this particular report compares and presents levels of compensation and job satisfaction across the U.S.

2021 Canada Salary Guide: Accounting & finance (Robert Half)

Robert Half presents their salary guide for accounting and finance jobs in Canada.

Hedge Fund Compensation Data – as of August 2021 (Wall Street Oasis)

WSO's brief synopsis of hedge funds compensation data is based upon user submissions through August 2021.

2021 U.S. Salary Guide: Accounting & finance (Robert Half)

Robert Half presents their salary guide for accounting and finance jobs within the United States.

U.S. RIA Compensation Report (Charles Schwab, 2020)

This U.S. RIA compensation report from Schwab reflects responses from their annual study and provides a thorough overview of compensation practices in the independent financial advice industry.

Private Equity Compensation Data – as of August 2021 (Wall Street Oasis)

WSO's brief synopsis of private equity compensation data is based upon user submissions through August 2021.

Salaries for Investment Bankers on Wall Street (eFinancialCareers, 2021)

How much will you earn as an analyst, associate, or vice president in an investment bank on Wall Street in 2021? That depends on where you work. While most banks have now hiked junior investment banker salaries to the new normal of $100k in the first year, some banks have gone one step beyond and some boutiques are going one step further still.

Family Office Compensation Report (Morgan Stanley PWM/Botoff Consulting, 2019)

This expansive report, a collaborative effort between Morgan Stanley Private Wealth Management and Botoff Consulting, provides a compensation benchmarking study for industry players, along with trends impacting compensation in family offices.

Global Family Office Compensation Report 2021 (Agreus Group)

Agreus Group presents the result of a comprehensive survey of salaries for family office professionals. There were over 600 respondents, some of whom were also interviewed in depth.

CFA Society Financial Compensation Surveys

Showing details results for CFA surveys, compiled by a variety of regional CFA societies, including Chicago, Pittsburgh, Iowa, Nebraska, Madison, and Milwaukee.

Salaries for Fundraising and Asset Gathering (Emolument, 2021)

Emolument outlines the average salaries and bonuses for asset gathering and fundraising professionals.

2020 U.S. Alternatives Marketing Compensation Survey (Heidrick & Struggles)

Heidrick & Struggles presents compensation data from 300 investor relations and alternative asset management marketing professionals within the U.S. real estate, private equity, and hedge fund industries.

U.S. Actuarial Salary Survey: Pensions actuaries & others (DW Simpson, 2020)

DW Simpson’s Actuarial Salary Survey contains information obtained from normal business operations. The survey covers actuarial roles across a range of business lines and incorporates international data.

U.S. Actuarial Salaries: Interactive survey (Actuarial Careers Inc, 2020)

Actuarial Careers' Salary Survey responses are detailed here. The survey questionnaire responses were combined with details obtained from actual placement data and reformatted into several interactive charts.

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