Financial Analyst, Corporate Salary

For Corporate Financial Analysts, yearly average wages total $59K annually. Total cash compensation for Corporate Financial Analysts runs from $44K to $86K depending on bonuses that can occasionally exceed $10K and profit sharing that can reach almost $7K. Career duration is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Work is enjoyable for Corporate Financial Analysts, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. The majority of Corporate Financial Analysts (65 percent) who took the survey are men. Most enjoy medical while a large number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a strong majority.

$44,199 - $81,695
(Median)
$44K
$59K
$82K
MEDIAN: $59,015
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50%
90%

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$10.85 - $34.14
(Median)
$11
$21
$34
MEDIAN: $21.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$44,199 - $81,695  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,846  
Profit Sharing
$306.39 - $6,828  
Commission
$2,080  
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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$44,302 - $86,366  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 645
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$10.85 - $34.14  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $46.54  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,846  
   
Commission
$2,080  
Profit Sharing
$306.39 - $6,828  
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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$44,302 - $86,366  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 40
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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

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

Common Career Paths for Financial Analyst, Corporate


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For Corporate Financial Analysts, progressing to a Finance Director role may result in a significant raise. On average, a Finance Director can earn $104K annually. Corporate Financial Analysts most often move into positions as Senior Financial Analysts or Finance Managers; those groups report median salaries that are $15K higher and $24K higher, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Financial Analyst, Corporate


Corporate Financial Analysts report using a large range of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Data Modeling, Powerpoint, SAP SAP Financial Accounting and Controlling, and Forecasting are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 5 percent and 11 percent. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Accounting. It is often found that people who know Financial Analysis are also skilled in Forecasting, Data Analysis, and Accounting. Those familiar with Microsoft Excel tend to be well versed in Data Analysis.

Pay by Experience Level for Financial Analyst, Corporate

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


Corporate Financial Analysts with more experience do not necessarily bring home bigger paychecks. In fact, experience in this field tends to impact compensation minimally. Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $57K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $67K on average — a distinctly larger sum. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $69K. As Corporate Financial Analysts reach more than two decades on the job, compensation remains commensurate with experience; the average pay in this group is $80K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $60,480

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

For Corporate Financial Analysts, Boston provides a pay rate that is 18 percent greater than the national average. Corporate Financial Analysts can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like New York (+17 percent), San Francisco (+17 percent), Houston (+15 percent), and Atlanta (+8 percent). Chicago ranks last in the field for pay, reporting salaries 8 percent below the national average. Employers also pay below the national average in Dallas (7 percent lower) and Columbus (2 percent lower).

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Experience Affects Financial Analyst, Corporate Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 33%



National Average
$60,000


Skills That Affect Financial Analyst, Corporate Salaries

Data Modeling
up arrow 11%

Powerpoint
up arrow 7%

SAP SAP Financial Accounting and Controlling (SAP FICO)
up arrow 5%

Forecasting
up arrow 4%

Data Analysis
up arrow 3%

Budgeting
up arrow 3%

Financial Modeling
up arrow 2%

Budget Management
up arrow 2%

Financial Analysis
up arrow 1%

Financial Reporting
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Access
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Excel
0%

Project Management
0%

National Average
$60,000

Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%

Accounting
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 110 votes.

Gender

Female
35 %
Male
65 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 84%
medical benefits
Vision: 72%
dental benefits
None: 8%
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