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Financial Reporting Analyst Salary

An average Financial Reporting Analyst in the United States can expect to take home roughly $59K annually. Final cash compensation to Financial Reporting Analysts varies from around $42K to approximately $84K; choice pay grades include potential for bonuses and profit sharing as high as $9K and $7K, respectively. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by experience level. The majority of Financial Reporting Analysts claim high levels of job satisfaction. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a large number collect dental insurance. Men make up a slight majority of Financial Reporting Analysts (50 percent) who responded to the survey. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$41,481 - $80,383
(Median)
$41K
$59K
$80K
MEDIAN: $59,137
10%
50%
90%

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$15.38 - $39.45
(Median)
$15
$23
$39
MEDIAN: $22.00
10%
50%
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
$41,481 - $80,383  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,342  
Profit Sharing
$508 - $7,213  
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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$41,646 - $83,844  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 560
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
$15.38 - $39.45  
   
Overtime
$24.84 - $47.28  
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 - $9,342  
   
Profit Sharing
$508 - $7,213  
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).
)
$41,646 - $83,844  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 51
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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, Microsoft Access, and Financial Analysis are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, 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.


Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $56K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $66K. Financial Reporting Analysts bring in $68K after working for 10 to 20 years. Folks with more than two decades of experience actually report lower incomes overall; their average comes out to a mere $64K.

Pay Difference by Location


Financial Reporting Analysts will find that New York offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 20 percent. Financial Reporting Analysts can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Houston (+17 percent), Denver (+10 percent), Miami (+9 percent), and Charlotte (+6 percent). Atlanta ranks last in the field for pay, reporting salaries 10 percent below the national average. Employers pay around 9 percent less in Los Angeles and 3 percent less in Boston, below-median salaries for those in this field.

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Experience Affects Financial Reporting Analyst Salaries




National Average
$60,000


Skills That Affect Financial Reporting Analyst Salaries

Financial Reporting
up arrow 2%

Accounting
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Access
up arrow 1%

Financial Analysis
0%

National Average
$60,000

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 2%

Data Analysis
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 2%

SQL
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 132 votes.

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 83%
vision benefits Vision: 69% employee benefits None: 8%
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