Financial Reporting Analyst Salary

The average Financial Reporting Analyst in the United States earns approximately $59K annually. Overall cash earnings for Financial Reporting Analysts stretch from $41K on the lower end to $84K near the top, and the heftiest packages can encompass around $9K from bonuses and $7K from profit sharing. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by years of experience. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Women are just slightly outnumbered, with male Financial Reporting Analysts making up 53 percent of survey respondents. Most get medical and dental insurance, and a strong majority get vision plans, too. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$41,581 - $80,664
$42K
$59K
$81K
MEDIAN: $58,802
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$16.22 - $40.93
$16
$23
$41
MEDIAN: $23.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$41,581 - $80,664  
   
Bonus
$764 - $9,356  
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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$41,130 - $84,345  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 309
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$16.22 - $40.93  
   
Overtime
$24.60 - $46.92  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$764 - $9,356  
   
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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$41,130 - $84,345  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 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 often transition into Senior Financial Analyst positions, for which compensation tends to be much higher. On average, Senior Financial Analysts earn $76K per year.

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Popular Skills for Financial Reporting Analyst


Financial Reporting Analysts report using a wide range of professional skills. Most notably, skills in SQL, Financial Analysis, Microsoft Access, and Financial Reporting are correlated to pay that is above average. Those listing General Ledger Accounting as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. The majority of those who know 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.


The average beginner in this position makes around $57K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $67K. Financial Reporting Analysts see a median salary of $70K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Financial Reporting Analysts with more than 20 years of experience report incomes that are no higher than those with 10 to 20 years on the job.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $59,464

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

For Financial Reporting Analysts, busy Atlanta offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 27 percent above the national average. Financial Reporting Analysts can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like New York (+20 percent), Louisville (+17 percent), Houston (+17 percent), and Denver (+12 percent). Financial Reporting Analysts' salaries are heavily influenced by location — Financial Reporting Analysts in Fargo bring in salaries that are 24 percent lower than the national average. Workers in Chicago and Los Angeles earn less than others in this profession; their salaries fall short of the national average by 8 percent.

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Key Stats for Financial Reporting Analyst

Gender

Female
47 %
Male
53 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 42 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
6%
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Experience Affects Financial Reporting Analyst Salaries

▲18%

▲18%

▲13%

National Average
$59,000

▼4%

Skills That Affect Financial Reporting Analyst Salaries

SQL
▲3%




Accounting
▼0%

National Average
$59,000




General Ledger Accounting
▼33%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 42 votes.

Gender

Female
47 %
Male
53 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 86%
vision benefits
Vision: 77%
dental benefits
None: 7%
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