A Financial Specialist earns an average salary of $49,476 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Budget Management, Financial Modeling, Banking, and General Ledger Accounting.
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$34,328 - $80,725
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$34K
$49K
$81K
MEDIAN: $49,475
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$12.26 - $25.34
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MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$34,328 - $80,725  
   
Bonus
$-0.48 - $15,101  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $4,438  
Commission
$3,064 - $29,361  
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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$29,332 - $76,997  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 230
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$12.26 - $25.34  
   
Overtime
$16.85 - $40.52  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$-0.48 - $15,101  
   
Commission
$3,064 - $29,361  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $4,438  
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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$29,332 - $76,997  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 130

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Job Description for Financial Specialist

A financial specialist is primarily responsible for selling services and products at a financial institution and meeting with customers to understand their needs. Generally, this person should have have a high school diploma or equivalent, though many companies also require a Bachelor’s degree in a field such as Finance or Marketing and/or training or courses in economics, finance, marketing, or mathematics.

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Financial Specialist Tasks

  • Monitor and analyze finance numbers, providing guidance, forecasts, and issue identification.
  • Calculate and advise clients or team members on particular financial questions.
  • Provide insight on financial trends, suggest optimization strategies, and offer insight into potential business models.
  • Submit summaries and reports documenting analyses, technical, and factual research.

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Pay by Experience Level for Financial Specialist

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Experience Affects Financial Specialist Salaries




National Average
$46,000


Skills That Affect Financial Specialist Salaries

Budget Management
up arrow 43%

Financial Modeling
up arrow 42%

Banking
up arrow 41%

General Ledger Accounting
up arrow 13%


up arrow 7%

Financial Reporting
0%

Microsoft Excel
0%

National Average
$46,000

Data Analysis
up arrow 1%

Accounting
up arrow 2%

Accounts Receivable
up arrow 12%

Accounts Payable
up arrow 12%


Billing
up arrow 18%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 52 votes.

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
medical benefits
Vision: 74%
dental benefits
None: 10%
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