Updated Sep 15, 2022

How much does a Private Equity Associate make?

Updated Sep 15, 2022

Experience

Industry

$145,337 / yrTotal Pay
$99,230 / yrBase Pay
$46,107 / yrAdditional Pay

$145,337

 / yr
$84K$258K
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Possible Range

The estimated total pay for a Private Equity Associate is $145,337 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $99,230 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $46,107 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role.

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Total Pay Trajectory

For Equity Research Analyst Associate

$83,906 /yr
Equity Research Analyst Associate
$113,008 /yr
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Related Job Titles

For Private Equity Associate

Some related job titles are Private Equity Analyst Salaries with median pay of $145,799, Hedge Fund Analyst Salaries with median pay of $81,082, Investment Associate Salaries with median pay of $108,764, Investment Banking Associate Salaries with median pay of $166,577.

Top Paying Companies

For a Private Equity Associate in United States

Below is the total pay for the top 10 highest paying companies for a Private Equity Associate in United States. Employers include KKR, Oaktree Capital Management and The Blackstone Group.

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KKR
$224,447/yr
5
$200,524/yr
8
Warburg Pincus
$180,712/yr

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$202,454

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$208,288

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$177,194

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$224,447

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$200,524

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Top Paying Industries

For a Private Equity Associate in United States

The top 2 paying industries for a Private Equity Associate in United States are Financial Services with a median total pay of $193,790 and Human Resources & Staffing with a median total pay of $164,859.

IndustryTotal PayTotal Pay Insight
  • Financial ServicesFinancial Services$193,790

    1% Higher than other industries

  • Human Resources & StaffingHuman Resources & Staffing$164,859

    16% Lower than other industries

Financial Services

Top paying companies in Financial Services for Private Equity Associate are KKR, Oaktree Capital Management, and The Blackstone Group.

KKRKKR$224,447/yr

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What is the pay outlook for Finance & Accounting?

Jobs in finance and accounting are expected to see continued demand, with employment growth linked to the health of the broader economy. These jobs will continue to offer above average pay but usually require higher education or certification to enter the field. While automation will replace many common tasks, it is not expected to reduce the need for these employees; it will instead allow them to focus on core soft skills like advising clients and analyzing trends.

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Location

Total Pay

Base Pay | Additional Pay

Total Years of Experience

Years at Recent Employer

Submitted

Date of Time

Equity Research Associate

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$145,000

/yr

$115K | $30K

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Equity Research Associate

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$165,000

/yr

$120K | $45K

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Equity Research Associate

United States of America

 | <1 year

$75,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

<1 year
Yesterday
Equity Research Associate

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$120,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Equity Research Associate

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$140,000

/yr

$110K | $30K

Submitted2 days ago

1-3 years
2 days ago
Equity Research Associate

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$135,000

/yr

$105K | $30K

Submitted2 days ago

1-3 years
2 days ago
Equity Research Associate

United States of America

 | <1 year

$100,000

/yr

$85K | $15K

Submitted2 days ago

<1 year
2 days ago
Equity Research Associate

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$140,000

/yr

$100K | $40K

Submitted2 days ago

1-3 years
2 days ago
Equity Research Associate

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$165,000

/yr

$125K | $40K

Submitted3 days ago

1-3 years
3 days ago

Private Equity Associate pay FAQ

The national average salary for a Private Equity Associate is $99,230 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Private Equity Associate salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 279 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Private Equity Associate employees.

The highest salary for a Private Equity Associate in United States is $173,840 per year.

The lowest salary for a Private Equity Associate in United States is $57,553 per year.

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