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Average Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Salary

$88,436
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$14,740
Bonus
$5,087
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The average salary for a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) is $88,436.
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$51k
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$88k
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$156k
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What Do Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)s Do?

Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Tasks
  • Analyze financial portfolios and create recommendations.
  • Write reports on recommendations, risks and current state.
  • Evaluate financial decisions, set goals and identify key steps for growth.

Job Satisfaction for Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)

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What Are Popular Skills for Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)s?

Skills in Portfolio Management and Investment Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Market Research, Financial Modeling and Financial Analysis.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)s?

An entry-level Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $77,419 based on 12 salaries. An early career Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $83,191 based on 44 salaries. A mid-career Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $90,000 based on 31 salaries. An experienced Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $100,841 based on 13 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $147,395.

Pay Difference by Location

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Employees with Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) in their job title in Dallas, Texas earn an average of 30.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Boston, Massachusetts (30.0% more) and New York, New York (1.8% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 106 survey responses.
Entry Level
11.3%
Early Career
41.5%
Mid Career
29.2%
Experienced
12.3%
Late Career
5.7%

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