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Financial Engineer Salary

The average Financial Engineer in the United States can expect to rake in roughly $87K annually. Career length is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Most Financial Engineers report high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. Men account for the majority of Financial Engineers who responded to the questionnaire — 81 percent to be exact. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$48,996 - $120,486
(Median)
$49K
$87K
$120K
MEDIAN: $86,779
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$48,996 - $120,486  
   
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$2,250 - $21,500  
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$49,889 - $140,103  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 66

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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.

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Experience Affects Financial Engineer Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 59%

Mid-Career
up arrow 40%

National Average
$88,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
19 %
Male
81 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
19%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 80%
vision benefits Vision: 69% employee benefits None: 9%
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