Asset Management vs. Wealth Management: Which Pays More?

Our latest figures reveal interesting data regarding Asset and Wealth Management bonuses.

When choosing one's profession, the salary you will be offered is naturally of crucial importance, and can often alter the direction you will take in your career. It is generally understood that Asset Managers and Wealth Managers earn more or less the same amount of money: in any given bank, an Asset Manager will charge the same amount as their counterparts in Wealth Management.

However, in the run-up to the highly anticipated bonus season, recent figures have shone new light on Asset and Wealth Management salaries, with director-level Asset Managers throughout Europe being paid considerably higher bonuses. Perhaps something to consider when deciding on a career path...

Type Salary AverageBonus AverageTotal compensation
Asset Management121,000100,000222,000
Wealth Management 128,00051,000178,000


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