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Salaries: Pensions Industry (Worldwide) – Q3 2021

Benchmark Yourself with these Global Salary Surveys

In the list below, you will find surveys of salaries for pensions directors, pensions administrators, pensions managers, benefits managers, and compensation for pensions CIOs. Our salary surveys show that despite a career as a pensions manager perhaps not paying as well as a career in asset management, it has considerably more job security and is still well paid.

Salaries for pensions managers and other professional pensions industry roles are often hard to find, but the Savvy Investor Content Team has been scouring the web to bring you this list of salary surveys for pensions manager jobs around the world. If you become aware of any other surveys of salaries in pensions-related careers, please do let us know. We aim to update this list of salaries for pensions industry jobs on a quarterly basis.

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UK Pension and Actuarial Pension Salary Expectations (Branwell Ford, 2021)

Branwell Ford updates finance professionals on the latest pay expectations for pension consultants and actuarial pension roles.

UK Banking & Asset Management Salary Survey 2021 (Page Executive)

This brief, 3-page summary document by Page Executive provides important insights into salary and benefits packages for the banking and asset management industries.

2020 UK Investment Management Salary Survey (Mason Blake)

Mason Blake's annual UK salary survey details remuneration levels across the investment industry for a wide range of differing roles. More detailed analysis by role and experience is provided.


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

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

2020 Texas Public Pension Salaries (Texas Tribune)

The Texas Tribune reports on salaries for pension management professionals within the Employees Retirement System of Texas for the 2020 fiscal year.

2021 Global Salary Survey (Institute of Management Accountants)

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

U.S. Actuarial Salaries: Survey results (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 highly interactive charts.

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 Salary Survey (Ezra Penland, Sep 2019)

Ezra Penland’s Actuarial Recruitment survey offers in-depth insight into a wide variety of actuarial employment roles and a broad range of remuneration packages.


Australian Superannuation Salaries (Glassdoor, Aug 2021)

This Glassdoor page reviews salary ranges at a variety of positions within Australian pension funds.

Australian Super Salaries: CIO & CEO salary survey (Investment Magazine, 2021)

Now in its seventh year, this survey includes remuneration for non-profit licensed super funds as well as the country’s largest government funds and the Future Fund, but does not include bank-owned or other for-profit super funds.

The 2021 Asia Salary Guide (Hays)

The 2021 Hays Asia Salary Guide provides professionals across the financial services sector with insights on salary policy, recruitment trends, the economic outlook, and general employee trends.

2021 Japan Financial Services Salary Guide (Morgan McKinley)

Morgan McKinley provides salary data for financial services professionals in Japan including asset management, front office, risk management, and other specialisations.

2021 Singapore Financial Services Salary Guide (Morgan McKinley)

Morgan McKinley provides salary data for financial services professionals in Singapore. Turn to page 19 for information about the banking and financial services sector.

2021 Hong Kong Financial Services Salary Guide (Morgan McKinley)

Morgan McKinley provides salary data for financial services professionals in Hong Kong, including information about front and back office salaries.

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