Financial Engineer Salary

Men make up the majority of Financial Engineers in the United States, and the nationwide average salary in this area lies in the neighborhood of $80K annually. Career length is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. While some workers in this profession — nearly one-fourth — do not have any health coverage, a strong majority do receive medical benefits and the larger part have dental insurance. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$56,221 - $137,822
$56K
$87K
$140K
MEDIAN: $86,906
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Salary $56,221 - $137,822
Bonus $600 - $40,695
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$59,180 - $162,188
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 37

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Job Description for Financial Engineer

Financial engineers work for financial institutions, such as banks, investment houses, and mutual fund companies, and must be proficient in applied mathematics, economic theory, statistics, and computer science for success.

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Financial Engineer Tasks

  • Develop analytical systems and strategies for financial decision­making.
  • Research trends in big data, fiscal services, and credit assessment procedures.
  • Act as go­between for clients and professional IT team.
  • Provide backend development for analytical processes.

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Key Stats for Financial Engineer

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
88 %
Less than 1 year
27%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
5%
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Experience Affects Financial Engineer Salaries

Mid-Career
▲29%

National Average
$91,000

Experienced
▼1%

Entry-Level
▼15%

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
88 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
27%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 63%
vision benefits
Vision: 58%
no benefits
None: 21%
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