Financial Analyst Accountant Salary

An average Financial Analyst Accountant in the United States can expect to take home roughly $59K annually. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by experience level. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and the greater part collect dental insurance. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Financial Analyst Accountants. Male Financial Analyst Accountants are just a bit more common among those who completed the questionnaire than females ones, with male workers composing 51 percent of the field. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$42,458 - $79,109
$42K
$58K
$79K
MEDIAN: $58,351
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$15.78 - $40.69
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MEDIAN: $20.36
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$0$83K
Salary $42,458 - $79,109
Bonus $0.00 - $9,878
Profit Sharing $2,948
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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$40,888 - $83,591
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 203
Hourly Data $0$46
Hourly Rate $15.78 - $40.69
Hourly Tips $1.14
Overtime $1.80 - $46.36
Annual Data $0$83K
Bonus $0.00 - $9,878
Profit Sharing $2,948
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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$40,888 - $83,591
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 23

Job Description for Financial Analyst Accountant

Financial analyst accountants are accountants who generally work for only one company - as opposed to public accountants, who serve many clients. An FAA is in charge of financial planning and forecasting economic and market situations for his/her company and its future interests. They typically work with numbers in corporate settings and spend a lot of time indoors and sitting at a desk working with numbers and formulas.

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Financial Analyst Accountant Tasks

  • Maintain records of assets, liabilities, profit and loss, tax liability, or other financial activities within an organization.
  • Summarize and prepare financial records and statements for external reporting.
  • Utilize accounting principles to ensure compliance with regulatory reporting requirements.

Common Career Paths for Financial Analyst Accountant


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It's not very common for Financial Analyst Accountants to move on to become Finance Managers. Average pay for a Finance Manager is $85K annually. It is quite typical for Financial Analyst Accountants to transition into roles as Senior Financial Analysts or Accounting Managers, where reported median earnings are $16K and $1K higher per year.

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Popular Skills for Financial Analyst Accountant


Overall, survey participants reported applying a fair number of skills to their work. Most notably, skills in Budgeting, Accounting, Microsoft Excel, and Financial Analysis are correlated to pay that is above average. Accounts Payable and Financial Reporting, on the other hand, are typically associated with much lower pay. Most people who know Accounting also know Financial Reporting and Microsoft Excel.

Pay by Experience Level for Financial Analyst Accountant

Pay by Experience for a Financial Analyst Accountant has a positive trend. An entry-level Financial Analyst Accountant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $56,000 based on 100 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Financial Analyst Accountant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $59,000 based on 55 salaries. An experienced Financial Analyst Accountant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $68,000 based on 39 salaries. A Financial Analyst Accountant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $63,000 based on 19 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $59,132

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For Financial Analyst Accountants, working in the bustling city of New York has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Financial Analyst Accountants will also find cushy salaries in Chicago (+16 percent) and Houston (+9 percent).

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Key Stats for Financial Analyst Accountant

Gender

Female
52 %
Male
48 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 47 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
11%

Experience Affects Financial Analyst Accountant Salaries

▲14%

▲7%

▼0%

National Average
$59,000

▼6%

Skills That Affect Financial Analyst Accountant Salaries

▲3%

▲2%




SAP SAP Financial Accounting and Controlling (SAP FICO)
▲1%

National Average
$59,000


Accounts Payable
▼33%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 47 votes.

Gender

Female
52 %
Male
48 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
vision benefits
Vision: 59%
no benefits
None: 19%