AM starting salary in the UK?

I'm taking about taking a loan to do an MSc in Investment Management in the UK. I'm not familiar with the starting salary in the UK in the investment/asset management field. I'm looking at the London area as that's where my school is for networking. Can anyone give a ball park of what I'm looking at to see if taking a loan is worth it? I'll be going to a top 5 program in the UK according to the Financial Times and will be taking the CFA 1 exam to add to my qualifications if that counts for anything. I also speak English and Chinese fluently, along with conversational Italian.

Thank you in advance.

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  • NA in IB-M&A
Sep 3, 2020 - 2:35am

Lmao no way this is true -- that would be less than half what you make in IB (base + end of year bonus)

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  • Investment Analyst in AM - Other
Apr 17, 2021 - 9:03am

What does salary look like in years 2-4? I'm a first year AM analyst on £45k at a small firm

  • Associate 1 in AM - Other
Apr 17, 2021 - 11:45am

It's striking that the starting salary in UK is so low. Analysts in Canadian pension funds are earning CAD80-90k base + about 40% bonus.

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