Financial Analyst in Chicago, Illinois Salary

A big portion of take-home pay for Financial Analysts in Chicago — just below two-thirds, in fact — arrives through commissions. This profession's median overall income is approximately $62K. Total cash earnings of Chicago Financial Analysts range from $46K on the low end to $82K on the high end; the final amount can include bonuses and profit sharing proceeds that occasionally exceed $11K and $10K, respectively. The specific employer is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career duration. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. The majority of Financial Analysts in Chicago, Ill. (61 percent) survey respondents are male. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Financial Analysts in Chicago. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$46,004 - $77,130
$46K
$59K
$77K
MEDIAN: $59,139
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$14.68 - $34.85
$15
$26
$35
MEDIAN: $25.88
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$0$82K
Salary $46,004 - $77,130
Bonus $1,007 - $12,113
Profit Sharing $412.17 - $9,696
Commission $40,000
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).
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$46,676 - $82,970
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 379
Hourly Data $0$50
Hourly Rate $14.68 - $34.85
Overtime $14.68 - $50.22
Annual Data $0$82K
Bonus $1,007 - $12,113
Commission $40,000
Profit Sharing $412.17 - $9,696
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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$46,676 - $82,970
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 16

About Chicago, Illinois

Cook County, Illinois
2,720,556
Male:
1,320,015 (48.5%)
Female:
1,400,541 (51.5%)
Chicago (/ʃᵻˈkɑːɡoʊ/ or /ʃᵻˈkɔːɡoʊ/), officially the City of Chicago, is the third-most populous city in the United States. With over 2.7 million residents, it is the most populous city in the state of Illinois and the Midwestern United States, and the county seat of Cook County. The Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, has nearly 10 million people and is the third-largest in the U.S. Chicago was incorporated as a city in 1837, near a portage between the Great Lakes and the Mississippi River watershed, and grew rapidly in the mid-nineteenth century. The city is an international hub for finance, commerce, industry, technology, telecommunications, and transportation: O'Hare International Airport is the second-busiest airport in the world when measured by aircraft traffic; the region also has the largest number of U.S. highways and rail road freight. In 2012, Chicago was listed as an alpha global city by the Globalization and World Cities Research...
Chicago:
$50,702
Illinois:
$59,588
$985
Chicago:
$238,500
Illinois:
$180,300
6.3%

Financial Analyst Job Listings

Popular Employer Salaries for Financial Analyst


The biggest paychecks can be found at The Northern Trust Company — the median salary there is $71K.

Key Stats for Financial Analyst

Gender

Female
34 %
Male
66 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 82 votes.
Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
65%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
6%
20 years or more
1%

Experience Affects Financial Analyst Salaries

▲15%

▲12%

National Average
$62,000

▼3%

Skills That Affect Financial Analyst Salaries



▲4%



▲1%

▲1%


National Average
$62,000

Microsoft Office
▼1%

Performance Analysis
▼1%

Microsoft Word
▼3%



Microsoft Access
▼7%


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 82 votes.

Gender

Female
34 %
Male
66 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
65%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
6%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
vision benefits
Vision: 63%
no benefits
None: 15%