Upskill for the career you love! Contact us today 1300 009 924
Your career
Job role

Investment Manager

Find out how to become an investment manager in the finance sector. Get information on wages, job growth, essential skills and qualifications.

Similar job roles
The current average salary of an Investment Manager is $101,800 - $210,300 annually

Overview

An investment manager deal with the investment properties and portfolios for their client. As an investment manager you will do research, monitor trends in investment and make market predictions that guide business and individual investment decisions. The job market will grow in the next 5 years from 52,500 openings in 2017 to 55,900 jobs by 2022.

Read more about the accounting and finance industry.

Key skills

Investment managers usually work for large investment or asset management companies and make decisions on how their assets should be invested.

  • Financially savvy with excellent know-how of investment matters
  • Ability to work under pressure and have good time management skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to build a relationship with clients
  • Sound analytical skills and decisive attitude and self-motivated
  • Good numerical and IT skills

Quick facts

Investment managers usually work for large investment or asset management companies and make decisions on how their assets should be invested.

Outlook
  • Average Hours Worked
    41.3 full-time hours per week vs. all jobs average of 40 hours
    *Source
  • Main Industries
    Financial and insurance services; manufacturing; professional, scientific and technical services
  • Average qualification level
    35.8% Advanced Diploma/Diploma

* All information on this page has been complied using figures from payscale.com.au and the Australian Government's joboutlook.gov.au - all figures are indications only, and are accurate at time of publication. Please do your own research before selecting a course or career.

Study pathways

Get the qualifications you need to become an investment manager by studying these courses below.

Enquire now

Start your next course with Upskilled. Enter your details in the form below.

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.