Financial Engineer Salary

Financial Engineers in the United States are largely men, earning an average of $81K per year. Career length and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A fair number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and the greater part collect dental insurance. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$58,197 - $116,350
$58K
$81K
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MEDIAN: $81,389
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Salary $58,197 - $116,350
Bonus $592 - $39,594
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$61,825 - $134,895
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 33

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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

Less than 1 year
30%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
3%
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Experience Affects Financial Engineer Salaries

Mid-Career
▲32%

Experienced
▲1%

National Average
$89,000

Entry-Level
▼13%

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
30%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 65%
vision benefits
Vision: 60%
no benefits
None: 20%
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