Financial Reporting Analyst Salary

Median pay for Financial Reporting Analysts in the United States is around $60K annually. Total cash compensation to Financial Reporting Analysts approaches anywhere from $42K 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. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by years of experience. Medical and dental coverage is claimed by most, and a strong majority earn vision coverage. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Men working as Financial Reporting Analysts who took the survey just slightly outnumber women at 52 percent. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$41,674 - $80,834
(Median)
$42K
$60K
$81K
MEDIAN: $59,839
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$15.00 - $29.68
(Median)
$15
$23
$30
MEDIAN: $23.00
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$41,674 - $80,834  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,736  
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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$41,563 - $83,817  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 526
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$15.00 - $29.68  
   
Overtime
$24.51 - $45.92  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,736  
   
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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$41,563 - $83,817  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 44
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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


Financial Reporting Analysts report using a diverse set of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Financial Analysis, Financial Reporting, Microsoft Access, and Accounting are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include SQL, Microsoft Office, and Microsoft Excel. Those familiar with Financial Reporting also tend to 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.


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 $67K. Financial Reporting Analysts who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $69K. Survey participants with more than twenty years of experience only make around $64K on average, though; this group reports a lower median than the one claimed by mid-career individuals.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $60,879

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

New York offers some of the highest pay in the country for Financial Reporting Analysts, 24 percent above the national average. Financial Reporting Analysts can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Houston (+16 percent), Denver (+9 percent), Charlotte (+8 percent), and Miami (+7 percent). One of the biggest compensable factors for Financial Reporting Analysts is geography, with workers in Fargo earning a whopping 41 percent below the national average. Employers in Los Angeles and Atlanta also lean toward paying below-median salaries (10 percent lower and 7 percent lower, respectively).

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Experience Affects Financial Reporting Analyst Salaries




National Average
$61,000


Skills That Affect Financial Reporting Analyst Salaries

Financial Reporting
up arrow 1%

Financial Analysis
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Microsoft Access
0%

National Average
$61,000

Accounting
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 3%

Data Analysis
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 4%

SQL
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 95 votes.

Gender

Female
48 %
Male
52 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 84%
medical benefits
Vision: 72%
dental benefits
None: 8%
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