The average Corporate Financial Analyst in the United States earns approximately $62K per year. Overall cash earnings for Corporate Financial Analysts stretch from $46K on the lower end to $95K near the top, and the heftiest packages can encompass around $12K from bonuses and $15K from profit sharing. Residence and career length each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Almost all enjoy medical while a large number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a fair number. Among folks in this role, job satisfaction levels approximately match the national average. The majority of Corporate Financial Analysts (69 percent) who took the survey are men. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$46,319 - $89,852
(Median)
$46K
$62K
$90K
MEDIAN: $61,809
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$10.30 - $33.66
(Median)
$10
$22
$34
MEDIAN: $22.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$46,319 - $89,852  
   
Bonus
$971 - $11,811  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $15,101  
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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$46,348 - $94,995  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 324
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$10.30 - $33.66  
   
Overtime
$20.00  
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
$971 - $11,811  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $15,101  
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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$46,348 - $94,995  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 13
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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.

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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. 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 $11K and $20K, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Financial Analyst, Corporate


Survey results imply that Corporate Financial Analysts deploy a substantial tool kit of skills at work. Most notably, skills in Accounting, Financial Reporting, Budgeting, and Data Analysis are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 3 percent and 5 percent. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Microsoft Access, Microsoft Office, and Cognos. For most people, competency in Financial Analysis indicates knowledge of 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. The median compensation for relatively untried workers is $60K; in the five-to-10 year group, it's higher at around $74K. Corporate Financial Analysts bring in $80K after working for 10 to 20 years. Average wages for folks with more than 20 years of experience come out to around $100K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $64,179

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

With a pay rate for Corporate Financial Analysts that is 65 percent greater than the national average, San Francisco offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Corporate Financial Analysts will also find cushy salaries in Boston (+19 percent), Dallas (+14 percent), Chicago (+12 percent), and Portland (+10 percent). The smallest paychecks in the market, 7 percent south of the national average, can be found in Orlando. Not at the bottom but still paying below the median are employers in Los Angeles and Columbus (3 percent lower and 2 percent lower, respectively).

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Experience Affects Financial Analyst, Corporate Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 56%



National Average
$64,000


Skills That Affect Financial Analyst, Corporate Salaries


Financial Reporting
up arrow 4%

Budgeting
up arrow 3%

Data Analysis
up arrow 2%

Budget Management
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Financial Analysis
0%

National Average
$64,000

Financial Modeling
up arrow 1%

Powerpoint
up arrow 2%

Forecasting
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 4%

Data Modeling
up arrow 5%

Project Management
up arrow 5%

Cognos
up arrow 7%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 9%

Microsoft Access
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 49 votes.

Gender

Female
31 %
Male
69 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 87%
medical benefits
Vision: 77%
dental benefits
None: 5%
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