Salaries for CFA holders in Dubai vary depending on the position one holds in an organization. Since CFA certification is widely applicable, it’s difficult to tell how much a professional would take home, but we shall provide details overview of what you expect to earn in the country based on data we collected from across various sectors of economy.
A CFA holder will become a Financial Analyst, Investment Analyst, Business Analyst or hold a more senior position. With a CFA level 3,an individual will earn AED 6,000 to AED 20,000 per month. This figure will grow exponentially with time to clock AED40,000 in 5 years.
One can also become an investment analyst, where he is employed to work for insurance companies, investment banks, stock brokers and mortgage companies. An investment analyst working with an insurance company earns AED 7,350 to AED 25,000 per month. The figure is even more when one works for a mortgage company, sometimes more than AED 25,000.
CFA holders also work as business analysts. They are normally attached to oil companies and manufacturing firms. Those employed by oil firms earn AED10, 000 to AED 35,000 per month.
A CFA holder with bachelor of commerce and MBA would later become a Chief finance Officer. The salary of a CFO in Dubai, for someone with these qualifications, is AED AED50, 000-AED 100,000 per month. Some banks and oil companies’ pay up to AED 200,000 per month.
A CEO with CFA certification earns AED 70,000 to AED250, 000 per month, but this salary vary with sectors.