Go for risk: Risk professionals are by far those who get the highest pay package, with risk modellers earning as much as 20% more than the second best paid (Data management). It pays to be specialised: Specialised professionals earn more than generalist employees across the board: credit or market risk specialists earn 18% more than risk generalists. Similarly, middle and back office generalists earn less than data management or trade support professionals. Is the middle and back office star rising? From 2012 to 2015, average salaries and bonuses for mid & back office professionals ticked up 14%.
This article was published in HITC, 8th July