Bank quants are not better paid? Run your own quant based operation

(Last Updated On: February 26, 2017)

Bank quants are not better paid? Run your own quant based operation

In summary, you can make way more on your own. Like in the millions per year as you scale up your own trading account.

This means that while successful traders in banks can still earn £500k+ ($625k+), successful quants tend to find their pay bounded at around £250k, or less. As one quant puts it, this isn’t bad for, “writing several lines of code,” but it’s also a frustrating when the traders using the tools you create are being paid a lot more.

 

http://news.efinancialcareers.com/uk-en/275299/quants-banks-hot-arent-better-paid

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