Career and Job Search Guide

Investment Banker Salary and Wage Information

  Percentile 10% (Low) 50% (Median) 90% (High)
  Hourly Wage N/A N/A N/A
  Annual Wage $90,000 $258,000 $500,000+
  • "10% (Low)" indicates that 10% of workers earned less and 90% earned more.
  • "50% (Median)" indicates that 50% of workers earned less and 50% earned more.
  • "90% (High)" indicates that 90% of workers earned less and 10% earned more.
  • "N/A" indicates that data is not available
* The annual salary and wage data presented above represents U.S. based workers with full-time employment and year-round schedules.

 Career Description
A career in investment banking may include various activities, including selling, underwriting, and trading securities, managing assets, and providing financial advisory services. Investment bankers cater to a diverse group of entities including governments, companies, non-profit institutions, as well as individuals.