Commissions comprise a big part of overall income for Chicago Financial Analysts. The median take-home amount in this area is around $61K, and on average, two in three of that final number comes from commissions. Cash earnings for Financial Analysts in Chicago — which occasionally include more than $12K from bonuses and more than $7K from profit sharing — stretch from around $45K to approximately $83K. The specific employer is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career duration. Most Financial Analysts in Chicago, Ill. like their work and job satisfaction is high. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. The majority of Financial Analysts in Chicago (65 percent) who took the survey are men. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

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$14.36 - $33.08
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$45,189 - $77,108  
   
Bonus
$1,000 - $12,121  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $7,152  
Commission
$40,000  
Total Pay (?
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$45,351 - $82,544  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 402
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$14.36 - $33.08  
   
Overtime
$16.00 - $50.58  
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$1,000 - $12,121  
   
Commission
$40,000  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $7,152  
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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$45,351 - $82,544  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 13

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About Chicago, Illinois

Cook County, Illinois
2,720,556
Male:
1,320,015 (48.5%)
Female:
1,400,541 (51.5%)
Chicago (/ʃᵻˈkɑːɡoʊ/ or /ʃᵻˈkɔːɡoʊ/), officially the City of Chicago, is the third-most populous city in the United States. With over 2.7 million residents, it is the most populous city in the state of Illinois and the Midwestern United States, and the county seat of Cook County. The Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, has nearly 10 million people and is the third-largest in the U.S. Chicago was incorporated as a city in 1837, near a portage between the Great Lakes and the Mississippi River watershed, and grew rapidly in the mid-nineteenth century. The city is an international hub for finance, commerce, industry, technology, telecommunications, and transportation: O'Hare International Airport is the second-busiest airport in the world when measured by aircraft traffic; the region also has the largest number of U.S. highways and rail road freight. In 2012, Chicago was listed as an alpha global city by the Globalization and World Cities Research...
Chicago:
$50,702
Illinois:
$59,588
$985
Chicago:
$238,500
Illinois:
$180,300
6.3%

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Popular Employer Salaries for Financial Analyst


Those at The Northern Trust Company can expect to make the most, with the company offering a median salary of $71K.

Key Stats for Financial Analyst

Gender

Female
35 %
Male
65 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 71 votes.
Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
64%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
5%
20 years or more
1%
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Experience Affects Financial Analyst Salaries



National Average
$61,000


Skills That Affect Financial Analyst Salaries

Data Modeling
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Financial Modeling
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Performance Analysis
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Data Analysis
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Accounting
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Forecasting
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National Average
$61,000

Microsoft Office
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Real Estate
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Research Analysis
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Microsoft Word
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Microsoft Access
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 71 votes.

Gender

Female
35 %
Male
65 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
64%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
5%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
vision benefits
Vision: 63%
dental benefits
None: 12%
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