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Investment Banking Director Salary

Base and bonus investment banking salaries for IB Directors

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The Investment Banking Director Salary ranges between $500,000-$700,000 at most large (“bulge bracket”) investment banks and elite boutiques. The all-in comp is comprised of a base and bonus component:

  • Base salary: $275,000 at most bulge bracket and elite boutiques
  • Bonus: ~$400,000 (plus or minus $75,000 based on individual, group and firm performance)

Directors are almost at the top of the food chain in investment banking, sitting above Vice Presidents and below the almighty Managing Director.

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