Average Mid-Career Senior Financial Analyst Salary

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The average salary for a Mid-Career Senior Financial Analyst is $81,106.
MEDIAN $81,106
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$65k - $100k
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$66k - $108k

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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, Lockheed Martin Corp and Comcast Cable, Inc.. Reported salaries are highest at General Motors Corporation where the average pay is $94,000. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Amazon.com Inc and Kaiser Permanente, earning around $93,177 and $93,113, respectively. UnitedHealth Group pays the lowest at around $71,417. Comcast Cable, Inc. and Lockheed Martin Corp also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $74,907 and $75,919, respectively.

Career Paths

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Senior Financial Analyst
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Finance Director
Senior Finance Manager
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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 $69,886 based on 66 salaries. An early career Senior Financial Analyst with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $74,876 based on 4,288 salaries. An experienced Senior Financial Analyst with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $85,180 based on 2,910 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $88,116.
Employees with Senior Financial Analyst in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 22.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (8.1% more) and Houston, Texas (6.4% more).

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