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Financial Specialist Salary

A Financial Specialist earns an average salary of $44,624 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 Banking, Sales, General Ledger Accounting, Microsoft Excel, and Financial Analysis.
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$31,929 - $71,827
(Median)
$32K
$45K
$72K
MEDIAN: $44,624
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$11.46 - $23.53
(Median)
$11
$17
$24
MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$31,929 - $71,827  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,963  
Profit Sharing
$1.07 - $6,456  
Commission
$5,000 - $19,774  
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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$29,048 - $70,137  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 225
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$11.46 - $23.53  
   
Overtime
$15.55 - $38.31  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,963  
   
Commission
$5,000 - $19,774  
Profit Sharing
$1.07 - $6,456  
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).
)
$29,048 - $70,137  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 123
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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

  • 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.
  • Monitor and analyze finance numbers, providing guidance, forecasts, and issue identification.
  • Calculate and advise clients or team members on particular financial questions.

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Pay by Experience Level for Financial Specialist

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

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Experience Affects Financial Specialist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 19%

Experienced
up arrow 17%


National Average
$42,000


Skills That Affect Financial Specialist Salaries

Banking
up arrow 56%

Sales
up arrow 25%

General Ledger Accounting
up arrow 22%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 15%


National Average
$42,000

Accounting
up arrow 4%

Customer Service
up arrow 12%

Billing
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 101 votes.

Gender

Female
66 %
Male
34 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 75%
vision benefits Vision: 66% employee benefits None: 10%