Financial Analyst Accountant Salary

An average Financial Analyst Accountant in the United States can expect to take home roughly $58K per year. Location and years of experience each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Men are slightly outnumbered by their female counterparts who answered the questionnaire, who make up a slight majority at 50 percent. Women are just slightly outnumbered, with male Financial Analyst Accountants making up 50 percent of survey respondents. The majority of individuals in this role claim moderate levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and the greater part earn dental coverage. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$43,967 - $79,017
$44K
$58K
$79K
MEDIAN: $58,413
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50%
90%

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$15.67 - $41.71
$16
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$42
MEDIAN: $19.49
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$43,967 - $79,017  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,544  
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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$41,344 - $84,310  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 156
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$15.67 - $41.71  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.14  
Overtime
$1.51 - $44.70  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,544  
   
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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$41,344 - $84,310  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 18

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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 do not often transition into Finance Manager roles. The role averages $85K per year. Financial Analyst Accountants most often move into positions as Senior Financial Analysts or Accounting Managers; those groups report median salaries that are $17K higher and $2K higher, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Financial Analyst Accountant


Financial Analyst Accountants report using a diverse set of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Budgeting, Accounting, Microsoft Excel, and Financial Analysis are correlated to pay that is above average. Accounts Payable, on the other hand, is typically associated with much 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.


The average inexperienced worker earns $56K, and someone who has worked for five to 10 years can expect a bigger median salary of $59K. Financial Analyst Accountants claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $68K. Financial Analyst Accountants who have racked up more than two decades of experience report lower incomes overall; the average sum for this crowd comes out to only $63K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $59,046

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

Home to some of the best pay for Financial Analyst Accountants, New York offers exceptional salaries, 61 percent above the national average. Financial Analyst Accountants will also find cushy salaries in Chicago (+17 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
28%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
11%
Location:
Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Financial Analyst Accountant Salaries

▲15%

▲7%

▼0%

National Average
$59,000

▼6%

Skills That Affect Financial Analyst Accountant Salaries

▲4%

▲2%




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

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
28%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
vision benefits
Vision: 56%
dental benefits
None: 18%
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