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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 the Savvy 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. Actuarial Salary Survey: Pensions Actuaries and Others (DW Simpson, 2019)

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 (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. 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.

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.

U.S. Actuarial Salaries: Interactive survey results (Actuarial Careers Inc, 2019)

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 (Ezra Penland, Sep 2019)

Ezra Penland’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.


2020 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 & Benefits Salary Survey 2018 (Alexander Lloyd)

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

2020 UK Investment Management Salary Survey (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.

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.

2019 European Salary Survey (Robert Walters)

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


Aussie Super Salaries: CIO and CEO salary survey (Investment Magazine, Feb 2020)

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

The 2020 Asia Salary Guide (Hays)

Turn to pages 33-42 for the 2020 Hays Asia Salary Guide's section on salaries within the banking and financial services industries.

2020 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 specializations.

2020 Singapore Front Office Salary Guide (Morgan McKinley)

Morgan McKinley provides an invaluable resource regarding salary data for front office positions in Singapore, both through their website, or alternatively via the links for a range of financial services sector roles.

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