Contents

2019 Hedge Fund Compensation Report


List of tables and charts

Figure 1: Level of Earnings
Figure 2: Base vs. Bonus Pay
Figure 3: Years of Experience by Title
Figure 4: Compensation Ranges by Years of Experience
Figure 5: Guaranteed Bonus Percentage
Figure 6: Cash Compensation by Title
Figure 7: Compensation Ranges by Title
Figure 8: Size of Group by Number of Employees
Figure 9: Size of Firm by Number of Employees
Figure 10: Compensation by Group Size (Number of Employees)
Figure 11: Compensation by Firm Size (Number of Employees)
Figure 12: Compensation by Country
Figure 13: Mean and Percentile Cash Compensation by Office Location
Figure 14: Fund Investment Strategies
Figure 15: Mean Compensation by Fund Strategy
Figure 16: Expected Bonus Level by Fund Performance
Figure 17: Bonus Criteria
Figure 18: Bonus by Calculation Method
Figure 19: Number of Bonus Payouts per Year
Figure 20: Months When Bonuses Are Paid Out
Figure 21: Size of Fund (USD)
Figure 22: Compensation by Fund Size
Figure 23: Base and Bonus by Fund Size and Title
Figure 24: Hours Worked per Week
Figure 25: Compensation by Length of Work Week
Figure 26: Earnings per Hour by Title
Figure 27: Vacation Earned
Figure 28: Vacation Earned vs. Taken
Figure 29: Vacation Taken vs. Compensation
Figure 30: Work and Personal Life Balance
Figure 31: Level of Equity Sharing
Figure 32: Percentage of Job Title with Equity
Figure 33: Equity Participation by Work Experience
Figure 34: Equity Participation by Hedge Fund Experience
Figure 35: MBA Compensation Comparison
Figure 36: What Roles Do MBAs Play?
Figure 37: Quality of Firms’ Training Programs
Figure 38: Background of Hedge Fund Professionals
Figure 39: Years with Current Firm
Figure 40: Years of Work vs. Industry Experience
Figure 41: Sources of Hedge Fund Jobs
Figure 42: Compensation Satisfaction by Title