Senior Financial Analyst Salary

The average salary for a Senior Financial Analyst is $77,300 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.

$60,567 - $97,859
$61K
$77K
$98K
MEDIAN: $77,300
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$23.85 - $49.85
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MEDIAN: $35.70
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$60,567 - $97,859  
   
Bonus
$1,039 - $12,421  
Profit Sharing
$-0.43 - $8,328  
Commission
$10,174  
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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$61,994 - $104,798  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 6,177
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$23.85 - $49.85  
   
Hourly Tips
$5.00  
Overtime
$26.95 - $64.74  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$1,039 - $12,421  
   
Commission
$10,174  
Profit Sharing
$-0.43 - $8,328  
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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$61,994 - $104,798  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 163

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Job Description for Senior Financial Analyst

The position of senior financial analyst requires high degrees of proficiency in analyzing accounting data, determining economic, statistical, and financial risks, and organizing real-world solutions that will lead to the successful completion of their projects. Senior financial analysts may be required to manage teams of analysts, which includes assigning tasks, reviewing reports, determining risks and rewards, compiling data, and organizing presentations for upper management. Senior financial analysts may also be responsible for training team members to develop additional skills and/or improve their existing skills.

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Senior Financial Analyst Tasks

  • Assist with preparation of weekly, monthly and quarterly financial analysis schedules of actual vs. budget variances.
  • Prepare detailed annual financial budget and monthly financial forecasts.
  • Provide financial analysis support to various areas of the company.

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Pay by Experience Level for Senior Financial Analyst

Pay by Experience for a Senior Financial Analyst has a positive trend. An entry-level Senior Financial Analyst with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $76,000 based on 2,876 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Senior Financial Analyst with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $83,000 based on 3,201 salaries. An experienced Senior Financial Analyst which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $86,000 based on 1,571 salaries. A Senior Financial Analyst with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $89,000 based on 402 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $80,909

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Senior Financial Analyst Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Senior Financial Analyst?

Senior Financial Analyst in Hauppauge:
"Concerned with a hint of optimism."
Pros: Rapid changing environment for bank relations. Involved in treasury and forecasting with CFO. Many days difficult work but some laid back.
Cons: Direction of corporate interests. My personal future with company could be concern.

Senior Financial Analyst in Lowell:
"Working at Enterprise Bank."
Pros: Work flexibility, variety of challenging work, work closely with investment portfolio managers, great benefits.
Cons: Executive team struggling to lose "old-school" culture, stress level at quarter ends.

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Key Stats for Senior Financial Analyst

Gender

Female
38 %
Male
62 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 761 votes.
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
42%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
6%
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Experience Affects Senior Financial Analyst Salaries

▲10%

▲6%

▲2%

National Average
$81,000

▼6%

Skills That Affect Senior Financial Analyst Salaries



▲2%


▲2%

▲2%

Financial Analysis
▼0%

Budgeting
▼0%

SAP SAP Financial Accounting and Controlling (SAP FICO)
▼0%

National Average
$81,000




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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 761 votes.

Gender

Female
38 %
Male
62 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
42%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 88%
vision benefits
Vision: 80%
no benefits
None: 6%