Financial Analyst, Corporate Salary

Corporate Financial Analysts in the United States pull down an average of $57K annually. Final cash compensation to Corporate Financial Analysts varies from around $43K to approximately $84K; choice pay grades include potential for bonuses and profit sharing as high as $10K and $8K, respectively. Career length is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a large number collect dental insurance. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Men account for the majority of Corporate Financial Analysts who responded to the questionnaire — 65 percent to be exact.

$43,001 - $79,774
(Median)
$43K
$57K
$80K
MEDIAN: $57,428
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50%
90%

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$11.00 - $34.18
(Median)
$11
$21
$34
MEDIAN: $20
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$43,001 - $79,774  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,930  
Profit Sharing
$306.39 - $7,692  
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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$43,015 - $84,470  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 799
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$11.00 - $34.18  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $42.28  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,930  
   
Profit Sharing
$306.39 - $7,692  
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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$43,015 - $84,470  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 54
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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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As Corporate Financial Analysts transition into upper-level roles such as Finance Director, they may see a strong upturn in salary. Finance Directors earn $102K on average per year. When Corporate Financial Analysts are ready for the next step in their careers, they often become Senior Financial Analysts or Finance Managers. Those roles pay an additional $16K and $24K, respectively.

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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, Forecasting, Powerpoint, and SAP SAP Financial Accounting and Controlling are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 7 percent and 13 percent. Most people experienced in Microsoft Excel also know Data Analysis. Those educated in Financial Analysis tend to be well versed in Forecasting, Accounting, and Data Analysis.

Pay by Experience Level for Financial Analyst, Corporate

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


For Corporate Financial Analysts, level of experience appears to be a somewhat less important part of the salary calculation — more experience does not correlate to noticeably higher pay. Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $55K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $65K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Corporate Financial Analysts make a median salary of $73K. Respondents who claim more than 20 years of experience may encounter pay that doesn't quite reflect their extensive experience; these veterans report a median income of around $80K.

Pay Difference by Location


Home to some of the best pay for Corporate Financial Analysts, Houston offers exceptional salaries, 20 percent above the national average. Corporate Financial Analysts will also find cushy salaries in San Francisco (+18 percent) and New York (+13 percent). In Dallas, salaries are 8 percent below the national average and represent the lowest-paying market.

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Experience Affects Financial Analyst, Corporate Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 36%



National Average
$59,000


Skills That Affect Financial Analyst, Corporate Salaries

Data Modeling
up arrow 13%

Forecasting
up arrow 8%

Powerpoint
up arrow 7%

SAP SAP Financial Accounting and Controlling (SAP FICO)
up arrow 6%

Budget Management
up arrow 5%

Financial Modeling
up arrow 4%

Budgeting
up arrow 4%

Financial Analysis
up arrow 3%

Data Analysis
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Access
up arrow 3%

Project Management
up arrow 3%

Financial Reporting
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%

National Average
$59,000

Accounting
up arrow 2%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 178 votes.

Gender

Female
35 %
Male
65 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 83%
vision benefits Vision: 70% employee benefits None: 8%
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