Median pay for Financial Engineers in the United States is around $91K per year. Experience level and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Almost all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Financial Engineers. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.
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).
$50,619 - $193,303
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 63
Job Description for Financial Engineer
Act as gobetween for clients and professional IT team.
Provide backend development for analytical processes.
Develop analytical systems and strategies for financial decisionmaking.
Research trends in big data, fiscal services, and credit assessment procedures.