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Finance Analyst/Accountant Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 18, 2020
$63,000
$48,000
$63,000
$82,000
The average finance analyst/accountant makes about $63,593 per year. That's $30.57 per hour! Those in the lower 10%, such as entry-level positions, only make about $48,000 a year. Meanwhile, the top 10% are sitting pretty with an average salary of $83,000. Many of finance analyst/accountants seem to be drawn to manufacturing and health care companies. Unless they care more about money, in which case finance analyst/accountants tend to work at finance, technology, and media companies. Even the employees who work in these industries can confirm that's where the money is. Although money is important, a lot of people base their career decisions solely on location. That's why we found that New York, New Jersey and Alaska pay finance analyst/accountants the highest salaries.
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Map of Finance Analyst/Accountant Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Finance Analyst/Accountants earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

Average Salary

Average Finance Analyst/Accountant Salary By Location

If both location and money are important to you, then you might want to check out moving to New York, New Jersey and Alaska, as these three states offer the highest salaries throughout the U.S. for finance analyst/accountants. Quite opposite of that list is the lowest paying states, which are Hawaii, Utah, and Nebraska.

City
Average Salary
New York, NY
New York, NY
$71,431
$71k
San Francisco, CA
San Francisco, CA
$67,298
$67k
East Brunswick, NJ
East Brunswick, NJ
$66,340
$66k
Springfield, VA
Springfield, VA
$63,559
$64k
Watertown Town, MA
Watertown Town, MA
$62,817
$63k
Houston, TX
Houston, TX
$60,386
$60k
Baltimore, MD
Baltimore, MD
$60,324
$60k
Chicago, IL
Chicago, IL
$60,318
$60k
Troy, MI
Troy, MI
$56,669
$57k
Raleigh, NC
Raleigh, NC
$55,694
$56k

High Paying Finance Analyst/Accountant Jobs

Average Finance Analyst/Accountant Salary By Company

If you want to get paid the most as a finance analyst/accountant, being employed by a company such as Facebook or Teradyne would be a smart choice, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. Additionally, companies like Koch Ag & Energy Solutions and Citi also report highly competitive salaries for finance analyst/accountants.

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    Average Finance Analyst/Accountant Pay By Industry

    As we previously stated, finance analyst/accountant salaries can vary depending on the industry. In fact, our data shows that finance, technology, and media companies tend to offer much higher salaries for finance analyst/accountants. For example, finance analyst/accountants make a whopping average salary of $68,688 while working for finance companies. Meanwhile, other people in this field are making $65,767 at technology companies and $64,631 at media companies. But finance analyst/accountants may want to avoid working in the hospitality industry as it offers the lowest average salary at $60,149.

    Industry
    Average Salary
    Finance
    Finance
    $68,688
    $69k
    Technology
    Technology
    $65,767
    $66k
    Media
    Media
    $64,631
    $65k
    Health Care
    Health Care
    $64,449
    $64k
    Insurance
    Insurance
    $63,744
    $64k
    Manufacturing
    Manufacturing
    $63,390
    $63k
    Automotive
    Automotive
    $61,651
    $62k
    Real Estate
    Real Estate
    $60,697
    $61k
    Hospitality
    Hospitality
    $60,149
    $60k

    Finance Analyst/Accountant Salary By Experience Level

    The salary for a finance analyst/accountant can vary depending on the years of experience that a person has, from entry level to senior level. Data on how experience level affects total compensation is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

    Recently Added Finance Analyst/Accountant Salaries

    CompanyJobLocationDate AddedSalary
    Financial Analyst/Staff Accountant
    Financial Analyst/Staff Accountant
    Compton, CA
    Compton, CA
    07/15/2020
    07/15/2020
    $60,000
    $60,000
    07/15/2020
    Accountant/Financial Analyst
    Accountant/Financial Analyst
    Carlsbad, CA
    Carlsbad, CA
    03/06/2020
    03/06/2020
    $70,000
    $70,000
    03/06/2020
    Accountant/Financial Analyst
    Accountant/Financial Analyst
    Carlsbad, CA
    Carlsbad, CA
    03/06/2020
    03/06/2020
    $70,000
    $70,000
    03/06/2020
    Hybrid Accountant and Financial Analyst
    Hybrid Accountant and Financial Analyst
    Newark, DE
    Newark, DE
    02/26/2020
    02/26/2020
    $62,610
    $62,610
    02/26/2020
    Financial Analyst/Accountant
    Financial Analyst/Accountant
    Denver, CO
    Denver, CO
    02/14/2020
    02/14/2020
    $70,000
    $70,000
    02/14/2020
    Finance Analyst/Accountant
    Finance Analyst/Accountant
    Des Moines, IA
    Des Moines, IA
    01/28/2020
    01/28/2020
    $38,000
    $38,000
    01/28/2020
    The Ashlar Group
    The Ashlar Group
    Finance Analyst/Accountant
    Finance Analyst/Accountant
    Finance Analyst/Accountant
    Tampa, FL
    Tampa, FL
    01/21/2020
    01/21/2020
    $56,725
    $56,725
    01/21/2020
    University of Pennsylvania
    University of Pennsylvania
    Finance Analyst/Accountant
    Finance Analyst/Accountant
    Finance Analyst/Accountant
    Philadelphia, PA
    Philadelphia, PA
    01/15/2020
    01/15/2020
    $50,684
    $50,684
    01/15/2020
    Peopleshare Inc.
    Peopleshare Inc.
    Finance Analyst/Accountant
    Finance Analyst/Accountant
    Finance Analyst/Accountant
    Philadelphia, PA
    Philadelphia, PA
    12/31/2019
    12/31/2019
    $58,436
    $58,436
    12/31/2019
    Finance Analyst/Accountant
    Finance Analyst/Accountant
    Des Moines, IA
    Des Moines, IA
    12/04/2019
    12/04/2019
    $38,000
    $38,000
    12/04/2019