Financial Analyst Salary in Chicago, Illinois (United States)

A relatively junior crowd, more than three-quarters of Chicago Financial Analysts have fewer than five years of experience under their belt and the average salary for the field is $57,677 per year. Pay starts at $42,848 and can approach $76,892 per year on the higher side. Cash earnings—which sometimes include up to $9,908 from bonuses and more than $9,909 from profit sharing—stretch from around $43,887 to approximately $70,864. Most enjoy medical and dental coverage in this occupation, and a majority get vision benefits. Most Financial Analysts in Chicago, Ill. report high levels of job satisfaction. This outline is based on answers to PayScale's salary survey.
Financial Analyst in Chicago, Illinois Salary (?
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$43,887 - $70,864
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MEDIAN: $55,163
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Financial Analyst in Chicago, Illinois Salary (?
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$12.46 - $29.09
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MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$43,887 - $70,864  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,908  
Profit Sharing
$-0.49 - $9,909  
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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$42,848 - $76,892  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 539
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$12.46 - $29.09  
   
Overtime
$1.50 - $42.04  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,908  
   
Profit Sharing
$-0.49 - $9,909  
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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$42,848 - $76,892  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 33
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Experience Affects Financial Analyst in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 10%
National Average
$58,000

Skills That Affect Financial Analyst in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Financial Modeling
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Real Estate
up arrow 5%
Financial Reporting
up arrow 4%
Data Modeling
up arrow 4%
Financial Analysis
up arrow 2%
Budgeting
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Budget Management
0%
National Average
$58,000
Accounting
up arrow 1%
Microsoft Office
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Microsoft Excel
up arrow 2%
Data Analysis
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Forecasting
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Performance Analysis
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Microsoft Access
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Microsoft Word
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Job Satisfaction

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Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5 based on 143 votes.

Gender

Female
33%
female alumni
 
Male
67%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
63%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
7%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 78%
vision benefits Vision: 60% employee benefits None: 10%
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