Financial Reporting Analyst Salary

Financial Reporting Analysts in the United States take home approximately $59K per year on average. 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 $10K from bonuses and $7K from profit sharing. Geographic location and tenure each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Men working as Financial Reporting Analysts who took the survey just slightly outnumber women at 57 percent. In this profession, a large number enjoy medical and dental coverage, and a fair number have vision insurance, as well. For the most part, Financial Reporting Analysts enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$41,276 - $81,052
$41K
$59K
$81K
MEDIAN: $58,808
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50%
90%

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$17.37 - $40.49
$17
$23
$40
MEDIAN: $23.22
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50%
90%

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$0$84K
Salary $41,276 - $81,052
Bonus $762 - $9,606
Profit Sharing $582 - $6,638
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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$40,751 - $84,240
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 273
Hourly Data $0$46
Hourly Rate $17.37 - $40.49
Overtime $24.77 - $46.29
Annual Data $0$84K
Bonus $762 - $9,606
Profit Sharing $582 - $6,638
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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$40,751 - $84,240
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 24

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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 who move on to become Senior Financial Analysts may enjoy significant pay raises, as Senior Financial Analysts get paid an average of $76K per year.

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Popular Skills for Financial Reporting Analyst


Financial Reporting Analysts generally report applying a varied skill set to their work. Most notably, skills in SQL, Financial Analysis, Financial Reporting, and Microsoft Access are correlated to pay that is above average. General Ledger Accounting, on the other hand, is typically associated with much lower pay. Most people familiar with 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

24%

23%

14%

9%

2%

-7%

-8%

-25%

National Average: $59,669

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

For Financial Reporting Analysts, busy Atlanta offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 24 percent above the national average. Financial Reporting Analysts will also find cushy salaries in New York (+23 percent), Denver (+20 percent), Louisville (+17 percent), and Houston (+14 percent). Financial Reporting Analysts' salaries are heavily influenced by location — Financial Reporting Analysts in Columbus bring in salaries that are 27 percent lower than the national average. Employers in Fargo and Los Angeles also lean toward paying below-median salaries (25 percent lower and 8 percent lower, respectively).

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Key Stats for Financial Reporting Analyst

Gender

Female
43 %
Male
57 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 40 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
4%
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Experience Affects Financial Reporting Analyst Salaries

▲28%

▲21%

▲14%

National Average
$60,000

▼6%

Skills That Affect Financial Reporting Analyst Salaries

SQL
▲2%




National Average
$60,000

Accounting
▼1%

Data Analysis
▼1%

Microsoft Office
▼1%


General Ledger Accounting
▼33%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
43 %
Male
57 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 85%
vision benefits
Vision: 76%
no benefits
None: 9%
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