Financial Reporting Analyst Salary

Pay for Financial Reporting Analysts in the United States sits in the ballpark of $59K annually. Cash earnings for Financial Reporting Analysts — which occasionally include more than $9K from bonuses and more than $8K from profit sharing — stretch from around $42K to approximately $83K. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career length. Women Financial Reporting Analysts who took the survey just slightly outnumber men. Most enjoy medical while a large number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a strong majority. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Financial Reporting Analysts. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$42,087 - $80,177
(Median)
$42K
$59K
$80K
MEDIAN: $59,404
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$15.31 - $39.73
(Median)
$15
$23
$40
MEDIAN: $22.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$42,087 - $80,177  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,165  
Profit Sharing
$506 - $8,278  
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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$41,909 - $83,497  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 540
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$15.31 - $39.73  
   
Overtime
$24.62 - $46.89  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,165  
   
Profit Sharing
$506 - $8,278  
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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$41,909 - $83,497  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 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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Advancing into a Senior Financial Analyst role seems to be a popular career move for Financial Reporting Analysts, and folks who currently work in the latter position report a notably larger median income of $75K per year.

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Popular Skills for Financial Reporting Analyst


Survey results show that Financial Reporting Analysts use a fair number of skills. Most notably, skills in Financial Reporting, Accounting, Microsoft Access, and Financial Analysis are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include SQL. It is often found that people who know Financial Analysis are also skilled in Microsoft Excel and Accounting.

Pay by Experience Level for Financial Reporting Analyst

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


Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $56K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $66K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Financial Reporting Analysts make a median salary of $69K. Survey respondents who have worked for more than 20 years actually report somewhat lower incomes of $64K.

Pay Difference by Location


For those looking to make money, Financial Reporting Analysts in New York enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 17 percent above the national average. Financial Reporting Analysts can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Houston (+16 percent), Denver (+10 percent), Miami (+9 percent), and Charlotte (+7 percent). The smallest paychecks in the market, 10 percent south of the national average, can be found in Atlanta. Employers pay around 10 percent less in Los Angeles and 2 percent less in Boston, below-median salaries for those in this field.

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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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Financial Analysis
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Accounting
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Microsoft Access
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National Average
$61,000

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 2%

Data Analysis
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Microsoft Office
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SQL
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 113 votes.

Gender

Female
51 %
Male
49 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
18%
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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