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Updated July 11, 2022

Average Senior Finance Analyst Salary

$90,828 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

$43.67 hourly

Entry level Salary
$69,000 yearly
$69,000
10 %
$90,828
Median
$118,000
90 %

How much does a Senior Finance Analyst make?

Senior finance analysts make $90,828 per year on average, or $43.67 per hour, in the United States. Senior finance analysts on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $69,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $118,000.

Location impacts how much a senior finance analyst can expect to make. Senior finance analysts make the most in Washington, California, New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut.

Highest Paying States For Senior Finance Analysts

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

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Senior Finance Analyst average salary by State

Rank  State  Avg. Salary  Hourly Rate  Job Count  
1New York$98,091$47.163,302
2Washington$100,844$48.481,461
3Connecticut$92,836$44.63706
4California$99,896$48.036,079
5Delaware$90,784$43.65254
6New Jersey$95,662$45.991,463
7Michigan$91,318$43.901,159
8Pennsylvania$89,446$43.001,874
9Virginia$86,790$41.732,096
10District of Columbia$91,214$43.85527
11North Carolina$83,261$40.031,653
12Minnesota$83,198$40.001,283
13Illinois$83,472$40.132,620
14Maryland$86,802$41.731,364
15Oregon$86,575$41.62665
16Arizona$82,052$39.451,049
17Texas$80,894$38.893,823
18Wisconsin$80,342$38.63980
19West Virginia$83,519$40.15137
20Ohio$81,437$39.151,410
21Utah$78,787$37.88698
22South Dakota$80,084$38.50132
23Rhode Island$80,942$38.91223
24Massachusetts$81,196$39.041,954
25Indiana$78,303$37.65815
26Missouri$79,627$38.28890
27Kentucky$78,778$37.87391
28Nevada$78,641$37.81328
29Iowa$78,694$37.83422
30Idaho$79,151$38.05219
31South Carolina$79,652$38.29474
32Georgia$78,035$37.521,684
33Tennessee$74,903$36.01888
34Nebraska$77,117$37.08299
35Alabama$75,584$36.34634
36Florida$76,023$36.552,762
37North Dakota$73,630$35.40165
38Hawaii$68,866$33.11195
39Louisiana$76,844$36.94345
40Colorado$71,357$34.311,223
41Mississippi$75,480$36.29243
42Arkansas$74,518$35.83230
43Wyoming$68,171$32.77115
44New Mexico$73,527$35.35222
45New Hampshire$73,537$35.35235
46Montana$73,840$35.50126
47Kansas$72,756$34.98287
48Alaska$72,073$34.65120
49Vermont$63,941$30.74118
50Maine$60,184$28.93161
51Oklahoma$67,947$32.67180

Highest Paying Cities For Senior Finance Analysts

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Rank  City  Avg. Salary  Hourly Rate  
1San Francisco, CA$106,005$50.96
2Seattle, WA$101,834$48.96
3New York, NY$98,961$47.58
4Stamford, CT$94,660$45.51
5Detroit, MI$91,559$44.02
6Washington, DC$91,317$43.90
7Philadelphia, PA$90,186$43.36
8Arlington, VA$88,310$42.46
9Baltimore, MD$87,050$41.85
10Portland, OR$86,452$41.56
11Raleigh, NC$84,172$40.47
12Chicago, IL$83,862$40.32
13Saint Paul, MN$83,510$40.15
14Austin, TX$82,259$39.55
15Phoenix, AZ$81,985$39.42

Here Are The Five Most In Demand Cities Right Now:

  1. San Francisco, CA
  2. Seattle, WA
  3. New York, NY
  4. Stamford, CT
  5. Detroit, MI

Senior Finance Analyst Salary Details

Senior Finance Analyst Salary

What is a Senior Finance Analyst's Salary?

Percentile  Annual Salary  Monthly Salary  Hourly Rate  
90th Percentile$118,000$9,833$57
75th Percentile$104,000$8,667$50
Average$90,828$7,569$44
25th Percentile$78,000$6,500$38
10th Percentile$69,000$5,750$33

Average Salary By Related Titles

Job Title  Annual Salary  Monthly Salary  Hourly Rate  Job Openings  
Finance Planning Manager$115,446$9,620$55.50120,588
Finance Supervisor$76,951$6,413$37.0080,296
Finance Leader$123,522$10,293$59.3993,582
Treasury Analyst$79,634$6,636$38.2950,817
Cost Analyst$63,234$5,270$30.4060,034
Finance Analyst-Operations Finance$79,071$6,589$38.01144,067

Here are the five companies hiring the most now:

  1. Citi Jobs (162)
  2. JPMorgan Chase & Co. Jobs (135)
  3. Amazon Jobs (638)
  4. AT&T Jobs (139)
  5. Johnson & Johnson Jobs (184)

Which Companies Pay Senior Finance Analysts The Most?

According to our most recent salary estimates, Twitter and Bank of the West are the highest paying companies for senior finance analysts.
Rank  Company  Average Salary  Hourly Rate  Job Openings  
1Twitter$137,669$66.198
2Bank of the West$131,791$63.36125
3Pinterest$128,265$61.671
4Instinet Incorporated$127,555$61.321
5LinkedIn$125,076$60.132
6Shutterstock$122,917$59.093
7Boston Consulting Group$122,738$59.01198
8Zendesk$122,043$58.672
9Yahoo$121,170$58.2534
10First Republic Bank$120,470$57.9245
11McKinsey & Company Inc$119,603$57.50116
12eBay$118,749$57.0914
13Google$118,749$57.0984
14BNY Mellon$118,574$57.01115
15Mount Sinai Health System$117,920$56.6927
16Twilio$117,720$56.606
17Global Partners$117,569$56.523
18Oasis Petroleum$117,468$56.48
19Snowflake Computing$117,261$56.388
20Roku$117,227$56.366

How Much Do Senior Finance Analysts Make In Different Industries?

Senior finance analyst salaries can vary depending on the industry. In fact, our data shows that the finance, technology, and media industries tend to offer much higher salaries for senior finance analysts. For example, senior finance analysts make a whopping average salary of $93,821 while working in the finance industry. Meanwhile, other people in this field are making $93,688 in the technology industry and $91,624 in the media industry.

Senior finance analysts may want to avoid working in the government industry as it offers the lowest average salary of $79,869.

Highest Paying Industries For Senior Finance Analysts

Rank  Industry  Average Salary  Hourly Rate  
1Finance$93,821$45.11
2Technology$93,688$45.04
3Media$91,624$44.05
4Professional$91,131$43.81
5Retail$89,794$43.17
6Manufacturing$89,790$43.17
7Hospitality$88,433$42.52
8Health Care$85,658$41.18
9Government$79,869$38.40

High Paying Senior Finance Analyst Jobs

Senior Finance Analyst Salary Trends

Average Senior Finance Analyst Salary Over Time

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

    Senior Finance Analyst Salary By Year

    Year  Avg. Salary  Hourly Rate  % Change  
    2022$90,800$43.67+2.6%
    2021$88,500$42.55+1.6%
    2020$87,100$41.85+1.6%
    2019$85,700$41.19+3.0%
    2018$83,100$39.95+1.8%

    Recently Added Senior Finance Analyst Salaries

    Company  Job  Location  Date Added  Salary  
    Dow Chemical Employees' Credit UnionSenior Financial AnalystMidland, MI06/01/2022$129,394
    A Plus PersonnelFinancial Analyst-Senior (Hybrid)Edison, NJ06/01/2022$110,000
    HenkelSenior Financial Analyst, Order To CashRocky Hill, CT06/01/2022$65,000
    Remote In Philadelphia, PennsylvaniaSenior Financial AnalystRiverside, MO06/01/2022$43,725
    Orange County GovernmentSenior Financial AnalystOrlando, FL06/01/2022$55,599
    University of CaliforniaSR Financial & Administrative AnalystRiverside, CA06/01/2022$58,000
    Staff Management SMXSenior Financial Analyst Corporate Strategic FinanceRosemont, IL05/31/2022$80,266
    PeratonSenior Financial AnalystArlington, VA05/31/2022$84,600
    Natural Resources Defense CouncilSR. Financial Analyst-FP&ANew York, NY05/31/2022$75,000
    Hunter DouglasSenior Financial AnalystPearl River, NY05/31/2022$90,000

    Senior Finance Analyst Salaries FAQs

    What state pays Senior Finance Analysts the most?

    Washington pays Senior Finance Analysts the most in the United States, with an average salary of $100,844 per year, or $48.48 per hour.

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

    You know if you are being paid fairly as a Senior Finance Analyst if your pay is close to the average pay for the state you live in. For example, if you live in California you should be paid close to $99,896 per year.

    What type of Senior Finance Analyst gets paid the most?

    Senior Finance Manager gets paid the most. Senior Finance Manager made a median salary of $143,613. The best-paid 10 percent make $164,000, while the lowest-paid 10 percent make $125,000.

    What is a good starting salary for a Senior Finance Analyst?

    A good starting salary for a senior finance analyst is $69,000 in the United States. That puts you in the 10th percentile of annual income for a senior finance analyst in the U.S., which is about what you would expect if you were new to the field. The average salary for senior finance analysts is $90,828, but that normally requires some level of experience to achieve. Furthermore, a good starting salary for a senior finance analyst can vary by state.

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