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How Much Does a Finance Specialist Earn In The United States?

Average Yearly Salary
Updated December 31, 2020
$51,000
$34,000
$51,000
$77,000
Finance specialists in the United States make an average salary of $51,826 per year or $24.92 per hour. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $34,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $77,000. As most things go, location can be critical. Virginia, New York, Massachusetts, Connecticut, and New Jersey provide the highest finance specialist salaries.
Best Paying Cities
Boston, MA
$67,003
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Where Finance Specialists Earn The Most

The darker areas on the map show where finance specialists earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

Average Salary

How Much Do Finance Specialists Earn In Different Cities?

If both location and money are important to you, then you might want to check out moving to Virginia, New York and Massachusetts, as these three states offer the highest salaries throughout the U.S. for finance specialists. Quite opposite of that list is the lowest paying states, which are Tennessee, New Mexico, and South Dakota.
City
Average Salary

Washington, DC

Salary Range59k - 104k$79k$78,605

New York, NY

Salary Range51k - 90k$68k$68,223

Boston, MA

Salary Range51k - 87k$67k$67,003

Philadelphia, PA

Salary Range47k - 84k$63k$63,430

Edison, NJ

Salary Range47k - 83k$63k$63,051

Baltimore, MD

Salary Range45k - 81k$61k$60,874

Columbus, OH

Salary Range43k - 78k$58k$58,419

Chicago, IL

Salary Range41k - 74k$55k$55,461

San Francisco, CA

Salary Range40k - 72k$55k$54,500

Miami, FL

Salary Range39k - 75k$54k$54,158
$28k
$104k

High Paying Finance Specialist Jobs

Which Companies Pay Finance Specialists The Most?

If you want to get paid the most as a finance specialist, being employed by a company such as Nomura or UBS would be a smart choice, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. Additionally, companies like Backlund Investment Co and Agilent Technologies also report highly competitive salaries for finance specialists.
Company
Average Salary
Nomura
Salary Range118k - 156k$136k$136,331
UBS
Salary Range114k - 154k$133k$132,756
Backlund Investment Co
Salary Range110k - 144k$126k$126,294
Agilent Technologies
Salary Range116k - 124k$120k$120,257
Google
Salary Range108k - 130k$119k$118,903
Bloomberg
Salary Range104k - 128k$116k$115,951
SG Americas Securities Holdings
Salary Range93k - 129k$110k$110,187
EFG Holdings Inc
Salary Range90k - 132k$109k$109,418
McKinsey & Company Inc
Salary Range94k - 122k$107k$107,336
HP
Salary Range97k - 112k$105k$105,010
$75k
$156k

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    How Experience Affects Finance Specialist Salaries

    The salary for a finance specialist 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.

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    $51,278
    $51,278
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    Spring EQ
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    $75,000
    $75,000
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    Financial Specialist
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    11/20/2020
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    $64,009
    $64,009
    11/20/2020
    Wisconsin Government
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    Dane, WI
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    11/19/2020
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    $34,185
    $34,185
    11/19/2020
    Idaho Division of Human Resources
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    Financial Specialist
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    Meridian, ID
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    11/18/2020
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    $44,803
    $44,803
    11/18/2020
    Spring EQ, LLC
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    Financial Lending Specialist
    Financial Lending Specialist
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    Philadelphia, PA
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    11/13/2020
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    $75,000
    $75,000
    11/13/2020
    Financial Access Specialist 2 Days)
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    Seattle, WA
    Seattle, WA
    11/11/2020
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    $43,776
    $43,776
    11/11/2020
    University of Pennsylvania
    University of Pennsylvania
    Financial Aid Loan Specialist-Division of Finance
    Financial Aid Loan Specialist-Division of Finance
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    Philadelphia, PA
    Philadelphia, PA
    11/11/2020
    11/11/2020
    $36,401
    $36,401
    11/11/2020
    Personal Finance Specialist
    Personal Finance Specialist
    Pensacola, FL
    Pensacola, FL
    11/10/2020
    11/10/2020
    $27,131
    $27,131
    11/10/2020