Financial Analyst Accountant Salary

Financial Analyst Accountants in the United States pull down an average of $58K annually. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by tenure. For the most part, people in this position report moderate levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and the larger part earn dental coverage. Male Financial Analyst Accountants are just a bit more common among those who completed the questionnaire than females ones, with male workers composing 50 percent of the field. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$43,932 - $78,407
$44K
$58K
$78K
MEDIAN: $58,350
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50%
90%

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$15.68 - $42.30
$16
$20
$42
MEDIAN: $20.50
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$43,932 - $78,407  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $13,500  
Profit Sharing
$2,500  
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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$42,212 - $83,182  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 161
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$15.68 - $42.30  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.14  
Overtime
$27.73  
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$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $13,500  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,500  
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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$42,212 - $83,182  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 14

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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

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

Common Career Paths for Financial Analyst Accountant


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Financial Analyst Accountants often transition into Senior Financial Analyst positions, for which compensation tends to be much higher. On average, Senior Financial Analysts earn $76K per year. Accounting Managers or Assistant Financial Controllers are common next-step roles for Financial Analyst Accountants moving up in their careers; annual pay for Accounting Managers is $1K higher on average, and it's $2K higher for Assistant Financial Controllers.

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Popular Skills for Financial Analyst Accountant


Survey results imply that Financial Analyst Accountants put a diverse skill set to use. Most notably, skills in Budgeting, Microsoft Excel, Accounting, and Financial Analysis are correlated to pay that is above average. Those listing Accounts Payable as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Most people skilled in Accounting are similarly competent 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.


Experience and pay tend to be weakly linked for Financial Analyst Accountants — those with more experience do not necessarily bring in higher earnings. Salaries for inexperienced workers average out to $59K, and those with five to 10 years' experience earn a higher median of $56K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $68K. Financial Analyst Accountants with more than 20 years of experience report incomes that are only modestly higher; the median for these old hands hovers around $69K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $59,249

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

New York is home to an above-average pay rate for Financial Analyst Accountants, 39 percent higher than the national average. Financial Analyst Accountants will also find cushy salaries in Chicago (+16 percent) and Houston (+10 percent).

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Key Stats for Financial Analyst Accountant

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 34 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
10%
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Experience Affects Financial Analyst Accountant Salaries

▲17%

▲15%

▼0%

National Average
$59,000

▼5%

Skills That Affect Financial Analyst Accountant Salaries

▲10%


▲1%


SAP SAP Financial Accounting and Controlling (SAP FICO)
▲1%

Data Analysis
▼0%

National Average
$59,000


Accounts Payable
▼33%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 34 votes.

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
vision benefits
Vision: 56%
dental benefits
None: 17%
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