Not all investment banking jobs are as well paid as traders might make out.
Behind the traders, there is the support staff, known as the middle and bank office of the bank. While the front office brings in the money and takes the risk, the rest have to process it and carry out the admin.
And the pay is quite different. While an analyst level back office employee will struggle to break £40,000 ($US61,000), a trader at the same level can make 20% more, even before factoring their bonus.
Emolument, which crowdsources data on pay, found the six worst paying jobs in investment banking based on responses from 1,982 analysts. Here they are.