Financial Services Specialist Salary

Those pursuing careers as Financial Services Specialists in the United States may have to make do with less; average incomes for people in this area hover around only $37K annually. Total cash compensation for Financial Services Specialists runs from around $29K to approximately $52K, including potential for up to $6K each from bonuses and profit sharing, with a few receiving commissions as high as $17K. The most important factor affecting compensation for this group is geography, followed by career duration and the particular employer. Most enjoy medical while a large number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a strong majority. Work is enjoyable for Financial Services Specialists, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Women Financial Services Specialists who took the survey just slightly outnumber men.

$28,903 - $53,328
(Median)
$29K
$37K
$53K
MEDIAN: $37,385
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$11.92 - $20.58
(Median)
$12
$16
$21
MEDIAN: $16.00
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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$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$28,903 - $53,328  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,046  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $6,061  
Commission
$0.00 - $16,886  
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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$28,522 - $51,520  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 210
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$11.92 - $20.58  
   
Overtime
$9.56 - $36.66  
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$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,046  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $16,886  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $6,061  
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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$28,522 - $51,520  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 113
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Job Description for Financial Services Specialist

Financial services specialists are in charge of providing sound financial advice and offering services to clients on behalf of their organization. They are responsible for providing excellent customer service and performing relevant administrative tasks (such as completing and filing financial requests) on behalf of their clients. They must be able to clearly explain financial concepts to individuals with no financial background, as well as interview clients and review written and oral information received from clients.

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Financial Services Specialist Tasks

  • Communicate financial information to internal partners.
  • Provide financial analysis to upper management consistent with company goals.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Financial Services Specialist


For Financial Services Specialists, comfortable salaries can be found at Department of Social and Health Services; in fact, median earnings sit around $36K, the highest in the area.

Pay for Financial Services Specialists is the lowest at Regions Financial Corporation, which has a median salary of $32K. In addition, there's little room to grow there, with salaries maxing out at $40K.

Popular Skills for Financial Services Specialist


Overall, survey participants reported applying a fair number of skills to their work. Most notably, skills in Microsoft Excel, Data Entry, Customer Service, and Data Analysis are correlated to pay that is above average. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Sales, Banking, and Financial Analysis. Those educated in Customer Service tend to be well versed in Banking.

Pay by Experience Level for Financial Services Specialist

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $34K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $41K. Financial Services Specialists see a median salary of $39K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Seasoned veterans with 20 years under their belts enjoy a median income of $43K.

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Experience Affects Financial Services Specialist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 19%



National Average
$37,000


Skills That Affect Financial Services Specialist Salaries

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 5%

Data Entry
up arrow 3%

National Average
$37,000

Customer Service
up arrow 1%

Data Analysis
up arrow 2%

Financial Analysis
up arrow 4%

up arrow 7%

Banking
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 46 votes.

Gender

Female
56 %
Male
44 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
medical benefits
Vision: 73%
dental benefits
None: 10%
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