Senior Financial Analyst Salary in San Diego, California

The average San Diego Senior Financial Analyst can expect to rake in roughly $78K per year. Almost all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a large number collect dental insurance. Women are just slightly outnumbered, with male Senior Financial Analysts in San Diego, Calif. making up 54 percent of survey respondents. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$59,339 - $98,003
MEDIAN: $78,132

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$59,339 - $98,003  
$295.90 - $11,150  
Profit Sharing
$337.50 - $9,000  
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).
$60,936 - $105,457  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 124
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Pay by Experience Level for Senior Financial Analyst in San Diego, California

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

Experience and pay tend to be weakly linked for Senior Financial Analysts in San Diego — those with more experience do not necessarily bring in higher earnings. The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $73K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $83K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $90K in this role. San Diego Senior Financial Analysts who have stuck around for more than two decades see earnings that are only slightly higher than those of folks who have worked for 10 to 20 years; the more senior group makes around $91K on average.

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Experience Affects Senior Financial Analyst in San Diego, California Salaries

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Skills That Affect Senior Financial Analyst in San Diego, California Salaries

Microsoft Office
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Financial Modeling
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Microsoft Excel
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Financial Analysis

Data Analysis

Financial Reporting

Budget Management

SAP Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)

National Average

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 22 votes.


46 %
54 %

Years of Experience

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

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 96% dental benefits Dental: 88%
vision benefits Vision: 81% employee benefits None: 3%