Financial Reporting Analyst Salary

Financial Reporting Analysts in the United States pull down an average of $59K annually. Total cash compensation to Financial Reporting Analysts approaches anywhere from $41K on the lower end to $84K on the higher end; in exceptional cases, this can include more than $10K from bonuses and upwards of $7K from profit sharing. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by experience level. Male Financial Reporting Analysts are just a bit more common among those who completed the questionnaire than females ones, with male workers composing 53 percent of the field. Job satisfaction for Financial Reporting Analysts is high. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and most earn dental coverage. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$41,309 - $80,723
$41K
$59K
$81K
MEDIAN: $58,667
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50%
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$16.21 - $40.93
$16
$22
$41
MEDIAN: $22.23
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$41,309 - $80,723  
   
Bonus
$750 - $9,741  
Profit Sharing
$489.36 - $7,047  
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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$40,614 - $84,429  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 287
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$16.21 - $40.93  
   
Overtime
$24.41 - $46.41  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$750 - $9,741  
   
Profit Sharing
$489.36 - $7,047  
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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$40,614 - $84,429  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 21

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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

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

Common Career Paths for Financial Reporting Analyst


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Financial Reporting Analysts might see a strong upturn in salary after transitioning into upper-level roles such as Senior Financial Analyst, a seemingly popular career choice. People currently working in the latter position report a noticeably higher median income of $76K per year.

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Popular Skills for Financial Reporting Analyst


Financial Reporting Analysts seem to require a number of specific skills. Most notably, skills in SQL, Financial Analysis, Financial Reporting, and Microsoft Access are correlated to pay that is above average. Those listing General Ledger Accounting as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Most people who know Financial Reporting also know Financial Analysis and Accounting.

Pay by Experience Level for Financial Reporting Analyst

Pay by Experience for a Financial Reporting Analyst has a positive trend. An entry-level Financial Reporting Analyst with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $56,000 based on 210 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Financial Reporting Analyst with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $68,000 based on 95 salaries. An experienced Financial Reporting Analyst which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $72,000 based on 47 salaries. A Financial Reporting Analyst with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $76,000 based on 17 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

26%

24%

15%

10%

3%

-6%

-7%

-24%

National Average: $59,102

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For Financial Reporting Analysts, working in the bustling city of Atlanta has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Financial Reporting Analysts can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like New York (+24 percent), Denver (+21 percent), Louisville (+19 percent), and Houston (+15 percent). Location significantly influences compensation, with Columbus Financial Reporting Analysts earning much less — 26 percent less — than the national average. Employers in Fargo and Los Angeles also lean toward paying below-median salaries (24 percent lower and 8 percent lower, respectively).

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Key Stats for Financial Reporting Analyst

Gender

Female
47 %
Male
53 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 40 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
6%
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Experience Affects Financial Reporting Analyst Salaries

▲29%

▲22%

▲16%

National Average
$59,000

▼5%

Skills That Affect Financial Reporting Analyst Salaries

SQL
▲3%




Accounting
▼0%

Data Analysis
▼0%

Microsoft Office
▼0%

National Average
$59,000


General Ledger Accounting
▼32%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 40 votes.

Gender

Female
47 %
Male
53 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 85%
vision benefits
Vision: 77%
no benefits
None: 7%