Financial Reporting Analyst Salary

Median pay for Financial Reporting Analysts in the United States is around $59K per year. With some bonuses approaching $10K and certain profit sharing proceeds approaching $7K, overall incomes of Financial Reporting Analysts spread between $41K and $84K depending on individual performance. Geographic location and tenure each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and most earn dental coverage. Most Financial Reporting Analysts like their work and job satisfaction is high. Men working as Financial Reporting Analysts who took the survey just slightly outnumber women at 56 percent. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$41,734 - $81,448
$42K
$60K
$81K
MEDIAN: $59,521
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$17.24 - $40.78
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MEDIAN: $23.62
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$0$86K
Salary $41,734 - $81,448
Bonus $964 - $9,804
Profit Sharing $587 - $9,060
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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$41,026 - $86,120
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 287
Hourly Data $0$51
Hourly Rate $17.24 - $40.78
Overtime $25.17 - $51.54
Annual Data $0$86K
Bonus $964 - $9,804
Profit Sharing $587 - $9,060
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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$41,026 - $86,120
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 22

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Job Description for Financial Reporting Analyst

Financial reporting analysts' main responsibilities include preparing various financial reports and statements on a monthly or quarterly basis, depending on the company's needs. They also review expenses and budgets, ensuring that the data is correct, and prepare filings made to the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), as well as income and balance statements. Financial reporting analysts prepare audits, and depending on the company, they may also required to complete more specific reports depending on what they must submit to stockholders, partners, government agencies, and other relevant individuals and organizations.

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Financial Reporting Analyst Tasks

  • Construct and update periodic reports, statements, and financial analyses.
  • Coordinate with and provide information to auditors and compliance bodies.
  • Review filings, press releases, and presentations containing financial data.
  • Assist in financial modeling and forecasting.

Common Career Paths for Financial Reporting Analyst


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Advancing into a Senior Financial Analyst role seems to be a popular career move for Financial Reporting Analysts, and folks who currently work in the latter position report a notably larger median income of $76K per year.

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Popular Skills for Financial Reporting Analyst


Financial Reporting Analysts report using a diverse set of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in SQL, Financial Analysis, Financial Reporting, and Microsoft Access are correlated to pay that is above average. General Ledger Accounting, on the other hand, is typically associated with much lower pay. It is often found that people who know Financial Reporting are also skilled in Financial Analysis and Accounting.

Pay by Experience Level for Financial Reporting Analyst

Pay by Experience for a Financial Reporting Analyst has a positive trend. An entry-level Financial Reporting Analyst with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $56,000 based on 210 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Financial Reporting Analyst with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $68,000 based on 95 salaries. An experienced Financial Reporting Analyst which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $72,000 based on 47 salaries. A Financial Reporting Analyst with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $76,000 based on 17 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $60,542

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

For Financial Reporting Analysts, working in the bustling city of Atlanta has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Financial Reporting Analysts will also find cushy salaries in New York (+23 percent), Denver (+19 percent), Louisville (+17 percent), and Houston (+14 percent). Location is a huge contributor to overall pay, with Financial Reporting Analysts in Columbus earning a whopping 27 percent below the national average. Not at the bottom but still paying below the median are employers in Fargo and Los Angeles (25 percent lower and 8 percent lower, respectively).

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Key Stats for Financial Reporting Analyst

Gender

Female
40 %
Male
60 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 46 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
5%
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Experience Affects Financial Reporting Analyst Salaries

▲26%

▲19%

▲13%

National Average
$61,000

▼7%

Skills That Affect Financial Reporting Analyst Salaries

SQL
▲1%

National Average
$61,000




Accounting
▼3%

Data Analysis
▼3%

Microsoft Office
▼3%


General Ledger Accounting
▼34%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 46 votes.

Gender

Female
40 %
Male
60 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 84%
vision benefits
Vision: 75%
no benefits
None: 9%
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