Senior ER Comp? Director/MD?

As I continue to evaluate my time here in ER, I was wondering if anyone could share data points for compensation for those covering analysts that make it to the Director (or equivalent) and Managing Director levels?

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Apr 7, 2022 - 3:50pm
dickthesellsider, what's your opinion? Comment below:

Have a very few data points from my surveys (all 2021 figures): Director base of ~$250k, and then bonus (not the same people who have $250k base) of around $350k. All the data points are consumer and TMT. I should do salary / bonus survey in the same questionnaire next year. 

Some of the outliers: https://www.wsj.com/articles/biotech-analysts-reap-windfall-from-industry-boom-1535535000

  • Associate 2 in ER
Apr 7, 2022 - 5:15pm

My current MD was making 650k as an SVP/director in 08( fully confirmed) we cover an industrial sector. Got to think he's making 7 figures easily now as tenured MD

Apr 11, 2022 - 6:01pm
tds2006, what's your opinion? Comment below:

I would think most analysts who were well established 15-20 years ago (maybe even 5-10) are making less now than they once did because of ER industry revenue trends.

  • Investment Analyst in AM - Equities
Apr 13, 2022 - 10:19pm

What did you do before ER? 3 years of total work xp covering analyst clearing 500k would imply you started covering names 2 years post college.    Only really think this is possible for a much older biotech analyst (post doctorate) and still a stretch. If true, congrats. 

Apr 27, 2022 - 4:03pm
ArchBrand001, what's your opinion? Comment below:

I would guess the all-in range for ER MD is probably $500 to >$1m depending on firm and sector. I know there are still some legends out there pulling $2m+, many of whom carry their weight mainly on corporate relationships, but I assume that's quite rare.

May 1, 2022 - 3:20pm
high hopes, what's your opinion? Comment below:

I know a few VP and MDs in ER that left to banking as associates and VPs (respectively) in the IB title system. 
 

this forum greatly overestimates how many $1mm analysts are out there. Most are probably in tech or pharma/biotech. 

May 2, 2022 - 9:33pm
high hopes, what's your opinion? Comment below:

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