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Finance Analyst Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 18, 2020
$75,000
$50,000
$75,000
$113,000
Finance analysts in the United States make an average salary of $75,435 per year or $36.27 per hour. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $50,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $113,000. As most things go, location can be critical. New York, Connecticut, West Virginia, New Jersey, and California provide the highest finance analyst salaries.
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Map of Finance Analyst Salaries

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Average Finance Analyst Salary By Location

While a finance analyst can average a salary of $75,435 per year, or $36.27 per hour, there are many opportunities for finance analysts to make more. For example, in New York, NY you might make $99,372 per year. Other high-paying locations include San Francisco, CA, Stamford, CT and Jersey City, NJ. If you're in an entry-level position, your best bet is to move to New York, NY where the average starting salary is $55,000. The highest paying states for finance analysts include New York, Connecticut and West Virginia. Meanwhile, Kentucky, Alaska, and Florida offer the lowest salaries.

City
Average Salary
Stamford, CT
Stamford, CT
$89,617
$90k

High Paying Finance Analyst Jobs

Average Finance Analyst Salary By Company

To earn a high income as a finance analyst, working for DLA Piper or Ropes & Gray might be your best bet, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. In addition, companies like Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman and McDermott Will & Emery report highly competitive salaries for finance analysts.

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Finance Analyst Salary History

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    Average Finance Analyst Pay By Industry

    The salary for a finance analyst can vary depending on what industry the job is in. The highest salaries for finance analysts tend to be found in finance, health care, and retail companies. In fact, finance analysts can make a yearly salary of $88,369 while working for finance companies.

    Industry
    Average Salary
    Finance
    Finance
    $88,369
    $88k
    Health Care
    Health Care
    $76,389
    $76k
    Retail
    Retail
    $75,136
    $75k
    Automotive
    Automotive
    $74,249
    $74k
    Technology
    Technology
    $73,659
    $74k
    Manufacturing
    Manufacturing
    $61,671
    $62k

    Finance Analyst Salary By Experience Level

    The salary for a finance analyst 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 Salaries

    CompanyJobLocationDate AddedSalary
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    Parsippany-Troy Hills, NJ
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    $75,000
    $75,000
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    Financial Analyst (Trainee) 9-P11-Grant Coordinator
    Lansing, MI
    Lansing, MI
    10/29/2020
    10/29/2020
    $46,978
    $46,978
    10/29/2020
    University of Pennsylvania
    University of Pennsylvania
    Financial Analyst (Department of Medicine)
    Financial Analyst (Department of Medicine)
    Financial Analyst (Department of Medicine)
    Philadelphia, PA
    Philadelphia, PA
    10/29/2020
    10/29/2020
    $50,684
    $50,684
    10/29/2020
    Financial Analyst II
    Financial Analyst II
    Bridgeton, MO
    Bridgeton, MO
    10/28/2020
    10/28/2020
    $62,255
    $62,255
    10/28/2020
    Robert Half
    Robert Half
    Financial Analyst
    Financial Analyst
    Financial Analyst
    New Orleans, LA
    New Orleans, LA
    10/28/2020
    10/28/2020
    $60,000
    $60,000
    10/28/2020
    Robert Half
    Robert Half
    Financial Analyst
    Financial Analyst
    Financial Analyst
    Tampa, FL
    Tampa, FL
    10/28/2020
    10/28/2020
    $55,000
    $55,000
    10/28/2020
    Finance Analyst II-Fas
    Finance Analyst II-Fas
    Rochester, MN
    Rochester, MN
    10/27/2020
    10/27/2020
    $121,380
    $121,380
    10/27/2020
    Financial Analyst
    Financial Analyst
    Salt Lake City, UT
    Salt Lake City, UT
    10/27/2020
    10/27/2020
    $59,480
    $59,480
    10/27/2020
    Financial Analyst III
    Financial Analyst III
    Houston, TX
    Houston, TX
    10/27/2020
    10/27/2020
    $60,347
    $60,347
    10/27/2020
    KNF&T
    KNF&T
    Financial Analyst
    Financial Analyst
    Financial Analyst
    Cambridge, MA
    Cambridge, MA
    10/27/2020
    10/27/2020
    $79,306
    $79,306
    10/27/2020