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Financial Reporting Analyst Salary

Financial Reporting Analysts in the United States take home approximately $58K annually on average. In the world of Financial Reporting Analysts, total cash compensation can vary between $41K and $83K. Each package generally includes bonuses and profit sharing proceeds, and in exceptional cases, those amounts can reach heights of $10K and $9K, respectively. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by tenure. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Men working as Financial Reporting Analysts who took the survey just slightly outnumber women at 50 percent. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a large number earn dental coverage. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.
$40,651 - $78,831
(Median)
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58K
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79K
MEDIAN: $58,107
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$14.85 - $35.74
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MEDIAN: $21.00
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National Salary Data

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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
$40,651 - $78,831  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,792  
Profit Sharing
$518 - $9,264  
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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$40,554 - $83,380  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 608
National Hourly Rate 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$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$14.85 - $35.74  
   
Overtime
$24.62 - $46.33  
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.
)
$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,792  
   
Profit Sharing
$518 - $9,264  
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).
)
$40,554 - $83,380  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 68
United States (change)

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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As Financial Reporting Analysts make advancements in their career path to roles like Senior Financial Analyst, salaries often climb aggressively. On average, Senior Financial Analysts will make $74K annually.

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Popular Skills for Financial Reporting Analyst


Survey results suggest that Financial Reporting Analysts use a fairly large toolkit of professional 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. For most people, competency in Financial Analysis indicates knowledge of 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.


Experience does not seem to be a strong driver of pay increase in this role. Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $55K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $65K on average — a distinctly larger sum. Financial Reporting Analysts who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $68K. In the end, more experience does seem to mean larger paychecks; seasoned Financial Reporting Analysts with more than 20 years of experience earn a predictably higher median salary of $73K.

Pay Difference by Location


For Financial Reporting Analysts, New York provides a pay rate that is 29 percent greater than the national average. Financial Reporting Analysts can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Houston (+17 percent), Denver (+12 percent), Charlotte (+6 percent), and Newark (+5 percent). Those in the field find the lowest salaries in Los Angeles, 8 percent below the national average.

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Experience Affects Financial Reporting Analyst Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 23%



National Average
$59,000


Skills That Affect Financial Reporting Analyst Salaries

Financial Reporting
up arrow 3%

Accounting
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Access
up arrow 2%

Financial Analysis
0%

National Average
$59,000

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%

Data Analysis
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 3%

SQL
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 172 votes.

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 83%
vision benefits Vision: 67% employee benefits None: 8%