Finance Specialist Salary

Pay for Finance Specialists in the United States sits in the ballpark of $47K annually. In the world of Finance Specialists, overall cash allowance can occasionally include more than $12K from bonuses and, in some exceptional cases, $8K from profit sharing, causing incomes to vary widely between $33K and $78K. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by years of experience. Job satisfaction for Finance Specialists is high. Female Finance Specialists make up most of the survey respondents at 71 percent. A strong majority get medical and dental insurance, and the larger part get vision plans, too. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.
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$32,396 - $82,109
$32K
$47K
$82K
MEDIAN: $47,436
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$15.02 - $23.73
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MEDIAN: $18.37
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$32,396 - $82,109  
   
Bonus
$96.96 - $12,053  
Profit Sharing
$50.34 - $7,946  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$32,509 - $78,149  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 137
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$15.02 - $23.73  
   
Overtime
$22.05 - $36.22  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$96.96 - $12,053  
   
Profit Sharing
$50.34 - $7,946  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$32,509 - $78,149  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 62

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Job Description for Finance Specialist

Financial specialist provide a variety of financial support services with their companies, directing operations related to financial accounting, cash management, accounts receivable, and accounts payable. They must provide timely payment when money is owed and demand timely payment from customers. Financial specialists must provide support for administrative activities within the financial team as well. Financial specialists serve as liaison between the customer and company, helping resolve any issues with payments or accounts. These professionals typically work full time in an office setting.

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Finance Specialist Tasks

  • Enter and analyze data, and create reports for internal and external audiences.
  • Manage and coordinate audits and financial reconciliations.
  • Process daily payments and follow up with customer billing inquiries.
  • Review and analyze cost reports, contracts, or other financial data to advise clients and internal teams.

Common Career Paths for Finance Specialist


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As Finance Specialists transition into upper-level roles such as Finance Manager, they may see a strong upturn in salary. Finance Managers earn $85K on average per year.

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Popular Skills for Finance Specialist


Finance Specialists report using a diverse set of skills on the job. Most notably, facility with Financial Reporting, Budget Management, and Financial Analysis are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 35 percent, 13 percent, and 5 percent, respectively. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable. Most people experienced in Accounts Payable also know Financial Analysis and Payroll Administration.

Pay by Experience Level for Finance Specialist

Pay by Experience for a Finance Specialist has a positive trend. An entry-level Finance Specialist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $42,000 based on 104 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Finance Specialist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $49,000 based on 57 salaries. An experienced Finance Specialist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $47,000 based on 52 salaries. A Finance Specialist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $52,000 based on 23 salaries.

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Key Stats for Finance Specialist

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 38 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
12%
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Experience Affects Finance Specialist Salaries

▲17%

▲9%

▲6%

National Average
$45,000

▼6%

Skills That Affect Finance Specialist Salaries

Financial Reporting
▲35%

Budget Management
▲13%


General Ledger Accounting
▲5%

National Average
$45,000





Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 38 votes.

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
vision benefits
Vision: 67%
no benefits
None: 11%