Average Senior Financial Analyst Salary

$79,313
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$6,213
Bonus
$21,000
Commission
$2,976
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The average salary for a Senior Financial Analyst is $79,313.
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$62k
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MEDIAN $79,313
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Salary
$62k - $100k
Bonus
$2k - $12k
Profit Sharing
$497 - $10k
Commission
$10k - $26k
Total Pay
$64k - $107k

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Job Description for Senior Financial Analyst

Senior Financial Analyst Tasks
  • Provide financial analysis support to various areas of the company.
  • Prepare detailed annual financial budget and monthly financial forecasts.
  • Assist with preparation of weekly, monthly and quarterly financial analysis schedules of actual vs. budget variances.
The top respondents for the job title Senior Financial Analyst are from the companies Amazon.com Inc, Johnson & Johnson and Lockheed Martin Corp. Reported salaries are highest at Amazon.com Inc where the average pay is $92,870. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Intel Corporation and Kaiser Permanente, earning around $91,003 and $89,524, respectively. UnitedHealth Group pays the lowest at around $65,088. Comcast Cable, Inc. and Lockheed Martin Corp also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $74,447 and $76,956, respectively.

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Senior Financial Analyst. Thickness and color of lines indicates popularity of movement from one job to the next. Visit our career path planner to research other job paths.
Senior Financial Analyst
Finance Manager
Finance Director
Senior Finance Manager
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Senior Financial Analyst

Skills in Financial Analysis, Forecasting and Financial Modeling are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Financial Reporting and Microsoft Excel.

Pay by Experience Level for Senior Financial Analyst

An entry-level Senior Financial Analyst with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $69,720 based on 63 salaries. An early career Senior Financial Analyst with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $74,789 based on 4,265 salaries. A mid-career Senior Financial Analyst with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $80,837 based on 5,520 salaries. An experienced Senior Financial Analyst with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $84,958 based on 2,922 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $87,816.
Employees with Senior Financial Analyst in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 21.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (4.0% more) and Los Angeles, California (3.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (2.2% less), Chicago, Illinois (0.5% less) and Boston, Massachusetts (0.5% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 13,673 survey responses.
Entry Level
0.5%
Early Career
31.2%
Mid Career
40.4%
Experienced
21.4%
Late Career
6.6%

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