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Financial Analyst Accountant Salary

Median pay for Financial Analyst Accountants in the United States is around $54K annually. With some bonuses approaching $10K and certain profit sharing proceeds approaching $5K, overall incomes of Financial Analyst Accountants spread between $39K and $78K depending on individual performance. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. Men are slightly outnumbered by their female counterparts who answered the questionnaire, who make up a slight majority at 52 percent. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$40,282 - $72,592
(Median)
$40K
$54K
$73K
MEDIAN: $53,792
10%
50%
90%

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$14.70 - $35.49
(Median)
$15
$22
$35
MEDIAN: $22.00
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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
$40,282 - $72,592  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,635  
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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$39,152 - $78,464  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 418
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
$14.70 - $35.49  
   
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 - $9,635  
   
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).
)
$39,152 - $78,464  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 57

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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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It's not very common for Financial Analyst Accountants to move on to become Senior Financial Analysts. Average pay for a Senior Financial Analyst is $75K annually.

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Popular Skills for Financial Analyst Accountant


Survey results show that Financial Analyst Accountants use a fair number of skills. Most notably, skills in SAP SAP Financial Accounting and Controlling, Financial Reporting, Accounting, and Budgeting are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 3 percent and 10 percent. Most people experienced in Accounting also know 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.


Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $51K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $59K on average — a distinctly larger sum. Financial Analyst Accountants see a median salary of $60K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Survey participants with more than twenty years of experience only make around $58K on average, though; this group reports a lower median than the one claimed by mid-career individuals.

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Experience Affects Financial Analyst Accountant Salaries



Late-Career
up arrow 7%

National Average
$54,000


Skills That Affect Financial Analyst Accountant Salaries

SAP SAP Financial Accounting and Controlling (SAP FICO)
up arrow 10%


Accounting
up arrow 3%

Budgeting
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 2%

Data Analysis
up arrow 2%

Financial Analysis
0%

National Average
$54,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 131 votes.

Gender

Female
52 %
Male
48 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
42%
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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