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Updated July 11, 2022

Average Finance Analyst/Accountant Salary

$58,317 yearly
To create our salary estimates, Zippia starts with data published in publicly available sources such as the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), Foreign Labor Certification Data Center (FLC) Show More

$28.04 hourly

Entry level Salary
$45,000 yearly
$45,000
10 %
$58,317
Median
$74,000
90 %

How much does a Finance Analyst/Accountant make?

Finance analyst/accountants make $58,317 per year on average, or $28.04 per hour, in the United States. Finance analyst/accountants on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $45,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $74,000.

Location impacts how much a finance analyst/accountant can expect to make. Finance analyst/accountants make the most in New York, New Jersey, Virginia, California, and Massachusetts.

Highest Paying States For Finance Analyst/Accountants

Finance Analyst/Accountant average salary by State

Rank  State  Avg. Salary  Hourly Rate  Job Count  
1District of Columbia$78,250$37.62481
2New York$75,040$36.082,638
3Virginia$66,296$31.871,905
4Delaware$61,851$29.74251
5Washington$62,366$29.981,481
6New Jersey$70,822$34.051,210
7Massachusetts$62,704$30.151,697
8California$64,444$30.986,393
9Arizona$57,989$27.881,077
10Pennsylvania$60,359$29.021,629
11North Carolina$58,765$28.251,433
12Texas$56,697$27.263,518
13Rhode Island$57,265$27.53208
14Connecticut$58,527$28.14656
15Oklahoma$52,735$25.35978
16Maryland$58,871$28.301,190
17Oregon$58,713$28.23639
18Alabama$54,346$26.13695
19Nevada$56,065$26.95340
20Idaho$56,400$27.12222
21Georgia$55,667$26.761,516
22Illinois$54,614$26.262,151
23Ohio$53,856$25.891,311
24Colorado$53,801$25.871,200
25Wisconsin$51,078$24.561,036
26Alaska$52,975$25.47141
27South Carolina$54,840$26.37498
28Minnesota$51,367$24.701,176
29Florida$52,956$25.462,509
30Kentucky$53,194$25.57397
31Utah$48,290$23.22715
32New Mexico$53,684$25.81222
33Tennessee$50,179$24.12866
34Michigan$51,424$24.721,129
35Hawaii$50,170$24.12160
36Kansas$46,317$22.27716
37Wyoming$46,239$22.23123
38New Hampshire$50,425$24.24247
39Arkansas$48,155$23.15393
40Indiana$49,753$23.92741
41Iowa$49,005$23.56469
42Vermont$49,711$23.90111
43West Virginia$48,695$23.41149
44Louisiana$49,154$23.63332
45Missouri$47,615$22.89898
46Maine$48,603$23.37162
47South Dakota$45,892$22.06134
48North Dakota$42,621$20.49152
49Nebraska$46,160$22.19294
50Montana$45,374$21.81131
51Mississippi$42,711$20.53256

Highest Paying Cities For Finance Analyst/Accountants

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Rank  City  Avg. Salary  Hourly Rate  
1New York, NY$75,609$36.35
2East Brunswick, NJ$71,093$34.18
3San Francisco, CA$68,705$33.03
4Watertown Town, MA$62,519$30.06
5Philadelphia, PA$61,083$29.37
6Raleigh, NC$59,654$28.68
7Baltimore, MD$58,936$28.33
8McAllen, TX$58,862$28.30
9Scottsdale, AZ$57,965$27.87
10Chicago, IL$54,803$26.35
11Charleston, SC$54,762$26.33
12Montgomery, AL$54,332$26.12
13Denver, CO$53,737$25.84
14Cincinnati, OH$53,233$25.59
15Coconut Creek, FL$52,959$25.46

Finance Analyst/Accountant Salary Details

Finance Analyst/Accountant Salary

What is a Finance Analyst/Accountant's Salary?

Percentile  Annual Salary  Monthly Salary  Hourly Rate  
90th Percentile$74,000$6,167$36
75th Percentile$66,000$5,500$32
Average$58,317$4,860$28
25th Percentile$51,000$4,250$25
10th Percentile$45,000$3,750$22

Average Salary By Related Titles

Job Title  Annual Salary  Monthly Salary  Hourly Rate  Job Openings  
Treasury Analyst$79,634$6,636$38.2950,817
Account Analyst$53,015$4,418$25.49106,327
Finance Officer$70,248$5,854$33.77140,730
Accounting Analyst$58,165$4,847$27.9681,097
Tax Analyst$62,636$5,220$30.1156,223
Project Accountant$61,210$5,101$29.4343,672

Here are the five companies hiring the most now:

  1. Morgan Stanley Jobs (6)
  2. IBM Jobs (18)
  3. Citi Jobs (16)
  4. Honeywell Jobs (6)
  5. Chevron Jobs (16)

Which Companies Pay Finance Analyst/Accountants The Most?

According to our most recent salary estimates, International Shipping Limited and Citi are the highest paying companies for finance analyst/accountants.
Rank  Company  Average Salary  Hourly Rate  Job Openings  
1International Shipping Limited$71,035$34.15
2Citi$70,381$33.84255
3Exxon Mobil$65,615$31.556
4General Electric$62,193$29.9088
5Tetra Tech$60,920$29.297
6Zions Ban$60,248$28.9731
7VHB$59,790$28.754
8Thermo Fisher Scientific$59,730$28.72293
9Analysts$59,492$28.609
10Teradyne$59,335$28.534
11Aditi Consulting$58,317$28.04
12AIDS Interfaith Residential Services$58,317$28.04
13Panum$58,317$28.04
14The Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania$58,317$28.04
15HedgeServ$58,317$28.04
16Rehau Holding Inc$58,317$28.04
17Zions Bank$58,317$28.04
18Blackstone Group$58,317$28.04
19Central Jersey Family Health Consortium$58,317$28.04
20BayCare Health System$58,317$28.04

How Much Do Finance Analyst/Accountants Make In Different Industries?

Finance analyst/accountant salaries can vary depending on the industry. In fact, our data shows that the finance, technology, and manufacturing industries tend to offer much higher salaries for finance analyst/accountants. For example, finance analyst/accountants make a whopping average salary of $61,118 while working in the finance industry. Meanwhile, other people in this field are making $57,757 in the technology industry and $57,077 in the manufacturing industry.

Finance analyst/accountants may want to avoid working in the health care industry as it offers the lowest average salary of $55,116.

Highest Paying Industries For Finance Analyst/Accountants

Rank  Industry  Average Salary  Hourly Rate  
1Finance$61,118$29.38
2Technology$57,757$27.77
3Manufacturing$57,077$27.44
4Retail$56,317$27.08
5Real Estate$56,178$27.01
6Professional$55,982$26.91
7Health Care$55,116$26.50

High Paying Finance Analyst/Accountant Jobs

Finance Analyst/Accountant Salary Trends

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.

Finance Analyst/Accountant Salary By Experience Level

Experience Level  Avg. Salary  Hourly Rate  
Entry Level$38,500$18.53
Mid Level$55,500$26.69
Senior Level$93,900$45.14

Average Finance Analyst/Accountant Salary Over Time

Compare salaries for individual cities or states with the national average.

    Finance Analyst/Accountant Salary By Year

    Year  Avg. Salary  Hourly Rate  % Change  
    2022$58,300$28.04+2.7%
    2021$56,700$27.27+1.5%
    2020$55,900$26.87+1.6%
    2019$55,000$26.43+1.7%
    2018$54,000$25.97+1.4%

    Recently Added Finance Analyst/Accountant Salaries

    Company  Job  Location  Date Added  Salary  
    University of CaliforniaFinancial Service Analyst 2-Accounts PayableIone, CA05/06/2022$66,000
    L3HarrisSR Specialist, Finance Analyst AccountantSalt Lake City, UT04/15/2022$67,000
    State of WyomingFiec-03288-Technical Accountant/Financial AnalystCheyenne, WY04/13/2022$58,078
    State of WyomingFiec-03288-Technical Accountant/Financial AnalystCheyenne, WY04/13/2022$58,078
    Zions BancorporationFinancial Analyst-057125 Accounts Payable & Fixed AssetsWest Valley City, UT03/25/2022$45,000
    Breakthru Beverage GroupFinancial Analyst-Supplier A/RDenver, CO02/15/2022$55,000
    Trustees of The University of PennsylvaniaAccountant/Financial Analyst SeniorPhiladelphia, PA01/28/2022$90,000
    Khan, Slayter & Kistler CPA LLCFinancial Accountant and AnalystScottsdale, AZ01/25/2022$48,000
    University of PennsylvaniaCosting Analyst-Accountant/Financial Analyst-Division of FinancePhiladelphia, PA12/23/2021$65,000
    Smart Source Technologies, Inc.Accountant/Financial AnalystClark, NJ12/10/2021$85,155

    Finance Analyst/Accountant Salaries FAQs

    What state pays Finance Analyst/Accountants the most?

    New York pays Finance Analyst/Accountants the most in the United States, with an average salary of $78,250 per year, or $37.62 per hour.

    How do I know if I'm being paid fairly as a Finance Analyst/Accountant?

    You know if you are being paid fairly as a Finance Analyst/Accountant if your pay is close to the average pay for the state you live in. For example, if you live in New York you should be paid close to $75,040 per year.

    What type of Finance Analyst/Accountant gets paid the most?

    Corporate Finance Analyst gets paid the most. Corporate Finance Analyst made a median salary of $79,700. The best-paid 10 percent make $95,000, while the lowest-paid 10 percent make $66,000.

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