Which middle & back office jobs pay the most?


Based on 249 Associates (bonuses and salary) with 4 to 8 years of experience working in London Investment banks middle & back office


Best paying middle & back office jobs

 

Job

Salary

Bonus

Total

Risk Modeling/ Quant

£72,000

£7,000

£79,000

Credit Risk Management

£62,000

£17,000

£79,000

Market Risk Management

£68,000

£10,000

£78,000

Risk Generalist

£59,000

£6,000

£65,000

Operational Risk Management & Risk Analytics

£57,000

£8,000

£65,000

Data Management

£53,000

£10,000

£63,000

Trade Support

£52,000

£6,000

£58,000

Trade Settlement & Securities Operations

£50,000

£6,000

£56,000

Middle & Back Office Generalist

£51,000

£5,000

£56,000


Go for risk: Risk professionals are by far those who get the highest pay package, with risk modelers 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%.


Evolution of mid & back office earnings for London Associates

 

2012

2013

2014

2015

Average salary + bonus

£56,000

£60,000

£64,000

£65,000

 

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