Median Compensation for Investment Professionals Down 22%:Bonuses Take Biggest Hit, Falling 38%The median salary of investment professionals is $148,000, a 22% decline from $165,000 in 2001, according to a survey conducted by the Association of Investment Management Professionals (AIMR) and Russell Reynolds Associates. This is the lowest compensation has been in five years, according to the survey.

While base salaries have remained fairly constant, median cash bonuses have fallen 38%, from $50,000 two years ago to $30,800 this year.

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