Financial Analyst, Corporate Salary

Earnings for Corporate Financial Analysts in the United States come in at around $62K annually on average. Final cash compensation to Corporate Financial Analysts varies from around $46K to approximately $95K; choice pay grades include potential for bonuses and profit sharing as high as $12K and $15K, respectively. Career duration is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Nearly all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and most collect dental insurance. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Male Corporate Financial Analysts who responded to the survey are more common than women; more than half (67 percent) are men. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$46,101 - $88,359
$46K
$62K
$88K
MEDIAN: $61,862
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90%

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$16.47 - $35.48
$16
$23
$35
MEDIAN: $23.01
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$46,101 - $88,359  
   
Bonus
$981 - $11,843  
Profit Sharing
$-0.49 - $14,681  
Total Pay (?
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$45,963 - $94,693  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 343
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$20$40$60
Hourly Rate
$16.47 - $35.48  
   
Overtime
$10.21 - $59.70  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$981 - $11,843  
   
Profit Sharing
$-0.49 - $14,681  
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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$45,963 - $94,693  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 17
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Job Description for Financial Analyst, Corporate

A corporate financial analyst’s main responsibilities include analyzing and understanding programs such as rebates, royalties, marketing support, and/or promotions. They also have to research, find, and fix any problems associated with customer liability. A corporate financial analyst reviews contracts to make sure companies comply with their organization's standards and audit controls, as well as make sure that fiscal year-end closing deadlines are all met (and any financial schedule is properly prepared). Corporate financial analysts also have to create reports on their analysis as required by management.

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Financial Analyst, Corporate Tasks

  • Create financial strategies for customers in line with their desires and resources.
  • Manage client relationships and grow customer base.
  • Assess trends in client and market behavior and modify strategies to optimize financial growth.
  • Manage portfolios and update customers on current or future developments.

Common Career Paths for Financial Analyst, Corporate


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Corporate Financial Analysts' salaries may rise greatly for those who assume a higher-end position such as a Chief Financial Officer. The average Chief Financial Officer brings home $123K per year. The most common next step for a Corporate Financial Analyst is to become a Senior Financial Analyst or a Finance Manager. The former position pays an additional $11K per year on average, and the latter position pays $20K more per year.

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Popular Skills for Financial Analyst, Corporate


Corporate Financial Analysts seem to exploit a large range of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Data Modeling, Accounting, Financial Reporting, and Budget Management are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 4 percent and 7 percent. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Access, Microsoft Office, and Cognos. Those familiar with Financial Analysis also tend to know Data Analysis, Forecasting, and Accounting.

Pay by Experience Level for Financial Analyst, Corporate

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


In general, experience and pay appear to be strongly linked; those with more experience usually bring in higher incomes. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience have a median salary of $61K. Those who have been around for five to 10 years can expect to take home more — $72K on average. After working for 10 to 20 years, Corporate Financial Analysts make a median salary of $78K. Big financial gains seem to result from working for more than two decades; veterans in this group report earning $95K on average.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $64,475

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For Corporate Financial Analysts, busy San Francisco offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 39 percent above the national average. Corporate Financial Analysts can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Boston (+16 percent), Seattle (+14 percent), Chicago (+12 percent), and Portland (+11 percent). Orlando is home to the smallest salaries in the field, lagging the national average by 8 percent. Salt Lake City and Los Angeles are a couple other places where companies are known to pay below the median — salaries are 5 percent lower and 3 percent lower, respectively.

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Key Stats for Financial Analyst, Corporate

Gender

Female
33 %
Male
67 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 63 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
4%
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Experience Affects Financial Analyst, Corporate Salaries

Late-Career
▲47%

▲20%

▲12%

National Average
$64,000

▼6%

Skills That Affect Financial Analyst, Corporate Salaries


▲6%



▲3%




▲1%

Forecasting
▼0%

National Average
$64,000



Cognos
▼7%



Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 63 votes.

Gender

Female
33 %
Male
67 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 85%
vision benefits
Vision: 76%
dental benefits
None: 7%
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