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Financial Analyst Accountant Salary

Median pay for Financial Analyst Accountants in the United States is around $54K annually. Total cash compensation to Financial Analyst Accountants bottoms out near $39K and approaches $79K on the high end; the biggest paychecks include approximately $10K from bonuses and almost $5K from profit sharing. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. Women Financial Analyst Accountants who took the survey just slightly outnumber men. Most Financial Analyst Accountants report high levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$40,348 - $72,659
(Median)
$40K
$54K
$73K
MEDIAN: $53,884
10%
50%
90%

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$14.72 - $35.30
(Median)
$15
$22
$35
MEDIAN: $22.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$40,348 - $72,659  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,500  
Profit Sharing
$776 - $4,983  
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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$39,240 - $78,605  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 424
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$14.72 - $35.30  
   
Overtime
$22.27 - $46.68  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,500  
   
Profit Sharing
$776 - $4,983  
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).
)
$39,240 - $78,605  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 58

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Job Description for Financial Analyst Accountant

Financial analyst accountants are accountants who generally work for only one company - as opposed to public accountants, who serve many clients. An FAA is in charge of financial planning and forecasting economic and market situations for his/her company and its future interests. They typically work with numbers in corporate settings and spend a lot of time indoors and sitting at a desk working with numbers and formulas.

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Financial Analyst Accountant Tasks

  • Utilize accounting principles to ensure compliance with regulatory reporting requirements.
  • Summarize and prepare financial records and statements for external reporting.
  • Maintain records of assets, liabilities, profit and loss, tax liability, or other financial activities within an organization.

Common Career Paths for Financial Analyst Accountant


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Financial Analyst Accountants might see a strong upturn in salary after transitioning into upper-level roles such as Senior Financial Analyst, a seemingly popular career choice. People currently working in the latter position report a noticeably higher median income of $74K per year.

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Popular Skills for Financial Analyst Accountant


Financial Analyst Accountants seem to require a number of specific skills. Most notably, skills in SAP SAP Financial Accounting and Controlling, Financial Reporting, Accounting, and Microsoft Excel are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 3 percent and 9 percent. Those educated in Accounting tend to be well versed in Financial Reporting and Microsoft Excel.

Pay by Experience Level for Financial Analyst Accountant

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


Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $51K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $58K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $60K. Folks with more than two decades of experience actually report lower incomes overall; their average comes out to a mere $58K.

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Experience Affects Financial Analyst Accountant Salaries



Late-Career
up arrow 7%

National Average
$55,000


Skills That Affect Financial Analyst Accountant Salaries

SAP SAP Financial Accounting and Controlling (SAP FICO)
up arrow 9%


Accounting
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 3%

Data Analysis
up arrow 2%

Budgeting
up arrow 2%

Financial Analysis
0%

National Average
$55,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 139 votes.

Gender

Female
52 %
Male
48 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 79%
vision benefits Vision: 59% employee benefits None: 11%
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