Financial Analyst Accountants in the United States can expect to earn an average of $58K per year. Geographic location and experience level each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. Work is reasonably fulfilling for most Financial Analyst Accountants — the majority report average levels of job satisfaction. Women make up a slight majority of Financial Analyst Accountants (51 percent) survey respondents. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$42,892 - $78,387
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$43K
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$78K
MEDIAN: $58,051
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$15.56 - $42.59
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MEDIAN: $26.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$42,892 - $78,387  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,067  
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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$42,645 - $82,611  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 149
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$15.56 - $42.59  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.14  
Overtime
$35.40  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,067  
   
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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$42,645 - $82,611  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 12
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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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Many Financial Analyst Accountants move into a Senior Financial Analyst role, and folks who currently hold that position report a much higher median income of $76K per year. It is quite typical for Financial Analyst Accountants to transition into roles as Accounting Managers or Assistant Financial Controllers, where reported median earnings are $2K and $2K higher per year.

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Popular Skills for Financial Analyst Accountant


Overall, survey participants reported applying a fair number of skills to their work. Most notably, skills in Budgeting, SAP SAP Financial Accounting and Controlling, Accounting, and Microsoft Excel are correlated to pay that is above average. Accounts Payable, on the other hand, is typically associated with much lower pay. 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.


The median compensation for relatively untried workers is $56K; in the five-to-10 year group, it's higher at around $59K. Financial Analyst Accountants bring in $67K after working for 10 to 20 years. People who have worked for more than 20 years report a median income no higher than the median for folks with 10 to 20 years of experience.

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Experience Affects Financial Analyst Accountant Salaries



National Average
$59,000



Skills That Affect Financial Analyst Accountant Salaries

up arrow 13%

Accounting
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Excel
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SAP SAP Financial Accounting and Controlling (SAP FICO)
up arrow 1%

Financial Analysis
0%

Data Analysis
0%

National Average
$59,000

Financial Reporting
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Accounts Payable
up arrow 33%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 33 votes.

Gender

Female
51 %
Male
49 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
medical benefits
Vision: 58%
dental benefits
None: 16%
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