Top 5 paying cities in Asset Management


We have examined bonus data from 322 VPs working in front office in Asset Management in Europe.


Highlights:

  • London's salaries are the highest - no surprises there: with a strong culture of incentivising staff, bonuses in London are the chunkiest in Europe
  • Cushy Geneva: expect a plush lifestyle between the slopes and fancy boating trips with 23% higher salaries vs London
  • Did you say Amsterdam? VPs in Amsterdam earn as much as those in Paris. Substantial earnings minus the stress of Parisian road rage and we are suddenly seeing the city in a whole new light

RankCityBaseBonusTotal
1London£88,000£53,000£141,000
2Geneva£114,000£18,000£132,000
3Zurich£93,000£31,000£124,000
4Amsterdam £75,000£29,000£104,000
5Paris£72,000£32,000£104,000

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At VP level, relocation is particularly topical: with a good few years' professional experience, no expensive managerial responsibilities, and little family structures, VPs can easily be grafted onto a new team in a new location. A slight step down in pay might bring about attractive lifestyle and cultural rewards, giving your profile an extra edge.


 

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