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Salaries for Pensions Manager Jobs and other professional pensions careers

Pensions Manager Salary Surveys from around the world
A career as a Pensions Manager may not pay as well as a career in Asset Management, but by way of compensation it has considerably more job security and is still well paid, as our salary surveys show.  Salaries for pensions managers and other professional pensions roles are difficult to find, but our Content Team has been scouring the web to bring you this list of salary surveys for pensions manager jobs around the world.
In the list below you will find surveys of salaries for pensions directors, pensions administrators and pensions manager jobs, salaries for benefits managers and compensation for pensions CIOs. If you become aware of any other surveys of salaries in pension-related careers, please do let us know. We'll aim to update this list of salaries for pensions jobs on a quarterly basis.
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U.S. Public Pension Funds Compensation (Oct 2018)

Publicly available documents from Wyoming Retirement System which include a detailed survey of compensation for pensions and investment staff in the US Public Pension Funds system.

U.S. Actuarial Salary Survey: Pensions Actuaries and others (DW Simpson, 2018)

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. Public Pension Funds Compensation Study (Texas Municipal Retirement System, 2018)

Publicly available documents from TMRS which include on page 21 details of their recommended pay structure, having surveyed compensation for pensions and investment staff in the US Public Pension Funds system.

U.S. Actuarial Salary Survey: Pensions, Health, Life, Casualty (Ezra Penland, Sep 2018)

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

U.S. Actuarial Salaries: Interactive Survey Results (Actuarial Careers Inc, 2018)

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. Pension Staff Salary Database (Pension360, 2017)

Information pertaining to salary information across thousands of positions in the US public sector pension funds sector is contained within this searchable survey. This is an invaluable resource for those seeking a new challenge or looking to benchmark their own salary against what other

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

The Institute of Management Accountants' global annual salary survey of its members has proved to be an invaluable resource for many years. Members have been able to view their own compensation against their peer group, whilst also ascertaining the value ascribed to continuing education and certification. This report focuses purely upon the US and offers further insight into remuneration packages across the country.

2018 U.S. Financial Services Compensation: Higher Compensation in a Complicated Environment (Johnson Associates)

Johnson Associates presents a report which focuses upon the prospects for U.S. financial services remuneration levels; specifically, for those employed in private equity and asset management.


UK Pensions & Benefits Salary Survey 2018 (Alexander Lloyd)

This document by Alexander Lloyd provides important insights into salary and benefits packages for the UK pensions sector.

2017 UK Pensions Salary Survey (BranWell Ford)

This document by BranWell Ford provides important insights into salary and benefits packages for the UK pensions sector.

UK Pensions Salary Survey (PMI, 2017)

Information regarding salary data is provided by both employers and employees which offers a valuable perspective into industry trends. Issues regarding recruitment and the wider challenges that the pension industry face are also addressed.

Banking & Asset Management Salary Survey 2019 (Page Group)

This 20-page document by Page Executive provides important insights into salary and benefits packages for the banking and asset management industries.

Salary Survey 2018: Europe (Robert Walters)

Robert Walter’s 20th Annual European Salary Survey is an invaluable repository of information across a wide range of professions including banking and finance, legal IT and HR.

2018 European Private Capital Compensation Survey (Heidrick & Struggles)

This 30-page report from Heidrick & Struggles dices the data in a variety of ways, showing base, bonus and carry by AUM and showing how compensation varies across different roles and lengths of experience.

UK Investment Management Salary Survey 2017 (Mason Blake)

Mason Blake's 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.


Aussie Super Salaries: CIO and CEO salary survey (Feb 2018)

Details of salaries for senior roles in Australian super funds are outlined in this article from Investment magazine.

Asia Pacific Private Capital Compensation Survey 2017-2018 (Heidrick & Struggles)

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.

2018 Hong Kong Front Office Salary Guide (Morgan McKinley)

The Morgan McKinley website contains an extraordinary amount of detail about salary ranges for front office roles in Hong Kong. Alternatively, click the links on the same page for asset management, hedge fund, and private banking salaries.

2018 Singapore Front Office Salary Guide (Morgan McKinley)

Morgan Mckinley’s website is an invaluable resource for those seeking information about remuneration packages in front office roles in investment banking in Singapore. Similar information for other industries such as asset management is available via links on the same page.

2018 Australia Accounting & Finance Salary Guide (Hudson)

Salary information for those in finance and accounting roles across Australia is presented in this guide from by Hudson; it features differentials between the major metropolitan areas.

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