An asset manager is responsible for managing, monitoring and keeping track of the many and varied assets owned by a company.
- Newly trained asset managers can earn in the region of £17,000-£21,000
- Trained with experience asset managers can earn in the region of £35,000-£58,000
- Senior, chartered or master asset managers can earn in the region of £60,000-£90,000
Salaries typically depend on location, employer and level of responsibility. Salaries and career options improve with chartered status.
Qualifications and Training
While some asset managers achieve this position through industry experience, a career in asset management today will generally require a degree or equivalent in a subject such as Building and Construction, or associated, relevant subjects such as Business Studies, Finance, Statistics or Accounting.
Many also go on to undertake further study as part of a Masters degree, or by acquiring additional skills though training initiatives such as the Endorsed Training Scheme (ETS) supported by the Institute of Asset Management (IAM).