Financial Services Specialists in the United States are not likely to strike it rich; they only make around $36K annually on average. While career duration and the specific company impact pay for this group, geography is the most influential factor. Women make up a slight majority of Financial Services Specialists (56 percent) survey respondents. Among folks in this role, job satisfaction levels approximately match the national average. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance.

$28,660 - $47,899
(Median)
$29K
$36K
$48K
MEDIAN: $36,176
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90%

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$11.80 - $21.13
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$12
$15
$21
MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$28,660 - $47,899  
   
Bonus
$496.65 - $7,830  
Profit Sharing
$2,400  
Commission
$5,000  
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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$27,797 - $48,086  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 113
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$11.80 - $21.13  
   
Overtime
$28.01  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$496.65 - $7,830  
   
Commission
$5,000  
Profit Sharing
$2,400  
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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$27,797 - $48,086  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 68
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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


Department of Social and Health Services leads the field in terms of pay, with a median salary of $36K.

Employees at Regions Financial Corporation take home the smallest paychecks, and $32K is the median salary. Furthermore, range in pay is narrow, with salaries starting at $25K and quickly nearing the top at only $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 Analysis, Sales, and Customer Service are correlated to pay that is above average. Most people skilled in Customer Service are similarly competent in Banking.

Pay by Experience Level for Financial Services Specialist

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


Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $34K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $40K. Financial Services Specialists claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $38K. Veterans who have surpassed the 20-year mark may make no more than those who are navigating the mid-career stage.

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Experience Affects Financial Services Specialist Salaries


Late-Career
up arrow 7%


National Average
$36,000


Skills That Affect Financial Services Specialist Salaries

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 4%

Customer Service
0%

Sales
0%

Data Analysis
0%

National Average
$36,000

Financial Analysis
up arrow 1%

Data Entry
up arrow 1%

Banking
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 17 votes.

Gender

Female
56 %
Male
44 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
medical benefits
Vision: 69%
dental benefits
None: 13%
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