Financial Analyst Salary

A Financial Analyst earns an average salary of $56,237 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this field.

$41,308 - $76,956

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$15.01 - $32.56

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$41,308 - $76,956  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,038  
Profit Sharing
$489.88 - $7,190  
Commission
$0.00 - $20,608  
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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$41,184 - $81,081  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 15,160
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$15.01 - $32.56  
   
Overtime
$19.28 - $44.64  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,038  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $20,608  
Profit Sharing
$489.88 - $7,190  
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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$41,184 - $81,081  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,184
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Job Description for Financial Analyst

A financial analyst evaluates possible investments, develops forecasts, and analyzes financial data. Financial analysts work to help determine how stable and profitable various businesses, stocks, and/or bonds are. Financial analysts may give advice directly to the management of the company they work for, to external clients of the business they work for, or both. Frequently, financial analysts will give recommendations to others about whether to buy, sell or hold an investment.

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Financial Analyst Tasks

  • Assist with preparation of weekly, monthly and quarterly financial analysis schedules of actual vs. budget variances.
  • Prepare detailed annual financial budget and monthly financial forecasts.
  • Provide financial analysis support to various areas of the company.

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What is it like working as a Financial Analyst?

Financial Analyst in Carmel:
"Unestablished reporting."
Pros: I like having the ability of taking different approaches in reporting the financial progress of the centers we manage. We are a growing line of business for the company and are working towards establishing a standard of reporting. There are and will many opportunities to stand out.
Cons: The uncertainty of know what I am doing is worthy of someone's time or my time.

Financial Analyst in Nashville:
"Boredom."
Pros: Flexibility to sometimes work from home, flexibility with daily hours. Low supervision from management.
Cons: Sitting at a desk all day. Cubicle prison. Watching the clock.

Financial Analyst in Indianapolis:
"Great environment and flexible. Really Empowers workers."
Pros: Great people to work with. Love the work I am doing.
Cons: Stressful, a large work load and small office space.

Financial Analyst in Seattle:
"Great perks!"
Pros: Breadth - I get to handle a large variety of things that would be unrealistic to try and take on at a larger company.
Cons: Since it's a small company, there is a certain limit in vertical movement.

Financial Analyst in Rockford:
"Love what I do."
Pros: I am able to demonstrate my knowledge and put my skills to use. I am a decision maker and am able to voice concerns, recommend changes, etc.
Cons: There long hours involved and occasional weekends.

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Experience Affects Financial Analyst Salaries




National Average
$58,000


Skills That Affect Financial Analyst Salaries




Budgeting
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Budget Management
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Performance Analysis
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Financial Analysis
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Financial Reporting
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Research Analysis
0%

National Average
$58,000

Microsoft Excel
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Data Analysis
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Accounting
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Microsoft Office
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Microsoft Access
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Microsoft Word
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2639 votes.

Gender

Female
36 %
Male
64 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 80%
vision benefits Vision: 67% employee benefits None: 9%
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