Financial Reporting Analyst Salary

For Financial Reporting Analysts, yearly average wages total $59K annually. Total cash earnings of Financial Reporting Analysts range from $42K on the low end to $84K on the high end; the final amount can include bonuses and profit sharing proceeds that occasionally exceed $9K and $7K, respectively. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career length. For the most part, Financial Reporting Analysts enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a large number earn dental coverage. Men working as Financial Reporting Analysts who took the survey just slightly outnumber women at 51 percent. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$42,264 - $80,003

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$15.31 - $39.73

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$42,264 - $80,003  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,970  
Profit Sharing
$507 - $7,255  
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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$41,897 - $83,731  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 539
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$15.31 - $39.73  
   
Overtime
$24.51 - $46.94  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,970  
   
Profit Sharing
$507 - $7,255  
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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$41,897 - $83,731  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 50
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Job Description for Financial Reporting Analyst

Financial reporting analysts' main responsibilities include preparing various financial reports and statements on a monthly or quarterly basis, depending on the company's needs. They also review expenses and budgets, ensuring that the data is correct, and prepare filings made to the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), as well as income and balance statements. Financial reporting analysts prepare audits, and depending on the company, they may also required to complete more specific reports depending on what they must submit to stockholders, partners, government agencies, and other relevant individuals and organizations.

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Financial Reporting Analyst Tasks

  • Review filings, press releases, and presentations containing financial data.
  • Assist in financial modeling and forecasting.
  • Construct and update periodic reports, statements, and financial analyses.
  • Coordinate with and provide information to auditors and compliance bodies.

Common Career Paths for Financial Reporting Analyst


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Many Financial Reporting Analysts move into a Senior Financial Analyst role, and folks who currently hold that position report a much higher median income of $75K per year.

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Popular Skills for Financial Reporting Analyst


Financial Reporting Analysts report using a pretty varied skill set on the job. Most notably, skills in Financial Reporting, Accounting, Financial Analysis, and Microsoft Access are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include SQL. Most people experienced in Financial Reporting also know Financial Analysis and Accounting.

Pay by Experience Level for Financial Reporting Analyst

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $57K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $67K. For Financial Reporting Analysts, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $69K. Respondents who boast more than 20 years of experience can't seem to boast paychecks reflecting that extensive experience, though; veteran Financial Reporting Analysts report making only $64K on average.

Pay Difference by Location


Home to some of the best pay for Financial Reporting Analysts, Houston offers exceptional salaries, 17 percent above the national average. Financial Reporting Analysts can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like New York (+16 percent), Miami (+11 percent), Denver (+10 percent), and Charlotte (+7 percent). Atlanta ranks last in the field for pay, reporting salaries 10 percent below the national average. Los Angeles and Boston are a couple other places where companies are known to pay below the median — salaries are 10 percent lower and 1 percent lower, respectively.

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Experience Affects Financial Reporting Analyst Salaries




National Average
$61,000


Skills That Affect Financial Reporting Analyst Salaries

Financial Reporting
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Accounting
up arrow 1%

Financial Analysis
0%

Microsoft Access
0%

National Average
$61,000

Microsoft Excel
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Data Analysis
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Office
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SQL
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 111 votes.

Gender

Female
49 %
Male
51 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 84%
vision benefits Vision: 70% employee benefits None: 8%
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