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Average Financial Engineer Salary

$78,222
Avg. Salary
$8,090
Bonus
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The average salary for a Financial Engineer is $78,222.
10%
$66k
MEDIAN
$78k
90%
$143k
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What Do Financial Engineers Do?

Financial Engineer Tasks
  • Provide backend development for analytical processes.
  • Act as go-between for clients and professional IT team.
  • Develop analytical systems and strategies for financial decision-making.
  • Research trends in big data, fiscal services, and credit assessment procedures.

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What Are Popular Skills for Financial Engineers?

Skills that pay less than market rate include Data Modeling, Microsoft Excel, Python, Financial Modeling and SQL.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Financial Engineers?

An entry-level Financial Engineer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $75,167 based on 24 salaries. An early career Financial Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $78,624 based on 19 salaries. A mid-career Financial Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $102,288 based on 10 salaries. An experienced Financial Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $122,927 based on 9 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

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Employees with Financial Engineer in their job title in Chicago, Illinois earn an average of 27.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (11.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Washington, District of Columbia (3.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 62 survey responses.
Entry Level
38.7%
Early Career
30.6%
Mid Career
16.1%
Experienced
14.5%

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