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






Risk Modeling/ Quant




Credit Risk Management




Market Risk Management




Risk Generalist




Operational Risk Management & Risk Analytics




Data Management




Trade Support




Trade Settlement & Securities Operations




Middle & Back Office Generalist




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






Average salary + bonus






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