Financial Reporting Analyst Salary

Median pay for Financial Reporting Analysts in the United States is around $60K annually. Total cash compensation for Financial Reporting Analysts runs from $42K to $84K depending on bonuses that can occasionally exceed $10K and profit sharing that can reach almost $7K. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by tenure. Women are just slightly outnumbered, with male Financial Reporting Analysts making up 52 percent of survey respondents. Most claim medical and dental insurance and a strong majority get vision coverage. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$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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90%

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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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Financial Reporting Analysts often transition into Senior Financial Analyst positions, for which compensation tends to be much higher. On average, Senior Financial Analysts earn $75K 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 Financial Analysis, Financial Reporting, Microsoft Access, and Accounting are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include SQL, Microsoft Office, and Microsoft Excel. Those proficient in Financial Reporting are, more often than not, also skilled in 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. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $69K in this role. 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

National Average: $60,879

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

With a pay rate for Financial Reporting Analysts that is 24 percent greater than the national average, New York offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. 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). Financial Reporting Analysts in Fargo report much lower salaries than the rest of the country — 41 percent below the national average — proving that residence is a major factor in overall pay. Los Angeles and Atlanta are a couple other places where companies are known to pay below the median — salaries are 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
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Financial Analysis
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Microsoft Access
0%

National Average
$61,000

Accounting
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Microsoft Excel
up arrow 3%

Data Analysis
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Microsoft Office
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SQL
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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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