NEW YORK -- Nearly half of Wall Streeters expect bigger annual bonuses this year, an industry study has found.
Forty-eight percent of the 911 financial-services employees surveyed by EFinancialCareers believe their payouts will be higher than last year, the survey found.
That’s an increase from last year, when the survey found 41% believing their bonuses would jump.
“The mood is better, some people will be happier, but we still have another quarter to go,” Constance Melrose, a managing director for EFinancialCareers, told Bloomberg News. “People are less pessimistic than they were a year ago.”
EFinancialCareers’ Bonus Expectations survey was conducted from Sept. 25 through Oct. 3.