Financial Analyst, Corporate Salary

Corporate Financial Analysts in the United States pull down an average of $57K per year. In the world of Corporate Financial Analysts, overall cash allowance can occasionally include more than $10K from bonuses and, in some exceptional cases, $7K from profit sharing, causing incomes to vary widely between $43K and $85K. Experience level and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Work is enjoyable for Corporate Financial Analysts, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and most collect dental insurance. There are more male Corporate Financial Analysts than female among those who completed the questionnaire, making up 65 percent.

$43,136 - $79,872

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$10.85 - $34.42

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$43,136 - $79,872  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,925  
Profit Sharing
$302.01 - $7,445  
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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$43,395 - $84,799  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 781
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$10.85 - $34.42  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $43.28  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,925  
   
Profit Sharing
$302.01 - $7,445  
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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$43,395 - $84,799  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 50
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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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Corporate Financial Analysts may experience a large salary bump if they progress into a role such as Finance Director. The latter position pays an average of $102K annually. Corporate Financial Analysts typically move into roles as Senior Financial Analysts or Finance Managers, and those positions pay $16K more and $24K more, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Financial Analyst, Corporate


Survey takers working as Corporate Financial Analysts report using a large range of professional skills. Most notably, skills in Data Modeling, SAP SAP Financial Accounting and Controlling, Forecasting, and Powerpoint are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 7 percent and 13 percent. Most people familiar with Microsoft Excel also know Data Analysis. Those proficient in Financial Analysis are, more often than not, also skilled in Forecasting, Data Analysis, and Accounting.

Pay by Experience Level for Financial Analyst, Corporate

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


Experience and pay tend to be weakly linked for Corporate Financial Analysts — those with more experience do not necessarily bring in higher earnings. The average beginner in this position makes around $56K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $65K. Corporate Financial Analysts bring in $73K after working for 10 to 20 years. People who have worked for more than 20 years report a median income of $81K, which is barely higher than the median for folks with 10 to 20 years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location


For Corporate Financial Analysts, working in the bustling city of Houston has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Corporate Financial Analysts will also find cushy salaries in San Francisco (+19 percent) and New York (+11 percent). The lowest-paying market is Dallas, which sits 8 percent below the national average.

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Experience Affects Financial Analyst, Corporate Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 37%



National Average
$59,000


Skills That Affect Financial Analyst, Corporate Salaries

Data Modeling
up arrow 13%

SAP SAP Financial Accounting and Controlling (SAP FICO)
up arrow 8%

Forecasting
up arrow 7%

Powerpoint
up arrow 7%

Budget Management
up arrow 5%

Financial Modeling
up arrow 4%

Data Analysis
up arrow 3%

Budgeting
up arrow 3%

Project Management
up arrow 3%

Financial Analysis
up arrow 2%

Financial Reporting
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Access
up arrow 1%

National Average
$59,000

Accounting
up arrow 2%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 168 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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