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Financial analyst salary in United States

How much does a Financial Analyst make in the United States?

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The average salary for a financial analyst is $71,572 per year in the United States. 7.5k salaries reported, updated at September 14, 2022

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Salaries by years of experience in the United States

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1 to 2 years
3 to 5 years
6 to 9 years
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Top companies for Financial Analysts in United States

  1. Apple
    11,219 reviews32 salaries reported
    $116,739per year
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Highest paying cities for Financial Analysts near United States

  1. New York, NY
    $83,033 per year
    180 salaries reported
  2. Washington, DC
    $82,896 per year
    91 salaries reported
  3. Los Angeles, CA
    $78,622 per year
    66 salaries reported
  1. Chicago, IL
    $77,744 per year
    152 salaries reported
  2. Atlanta, GA
    $75,324 per year
    63 salaries reported
  3. Dallas, TX
    $74,701 per year
    83 salaries reported
  1. Houston, TX
    $73,217 per year
    171 salaries reported
  2. Phoenix, AZ
    $73,092 per year
    56 salaries reported
  3. Indianapolis, IN
    $70,684 per year
    26 salaries reported
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Where can a Financial Analyst earn more?

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Best-paid skills and qualifications for Financial Analysts

Most recommended skill

Strategic Planning(earn +86.90% more)

The jobs requiring this skill have decrease by 26.32% since 2018. Financial Analysts with this skill earn +86.90% more than the average base salary, which is $71,572 per year.

Job Trend
YearNumber of job openings on Indeed requiring this skillChange from previous year
201281increase by 81
2013445increase by 449.38%
2014849increase by 90.79%
2015411decrease by 51.59%
2016215decrease by 47.69%
2017159decrease by 26.05%
2018171increase by 7.55%
2019126decrease by 26.32%

Top companies hiring Financial Analysts with the recommended skill

Stafford County, VA
Strategic Insight LTD
Yale University
Hornblower Group, Inc
Klett Consulting Group Inc
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Top certifications
Chartered Financial Analyst
Top licenses

More critical skills and qualifications that pay well

Top SkillsSalaryJob openingsCompanies
5 jobs11
5 jobs8
3 jobs3
10 jobs12
41 jobs52
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Most common benefits for Financial Analysts

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • AD&D insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Employee stock purchase plan
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Opportunities for advancement
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Professional development assistance
  • Referral program
  • Relocation assistance
  • Retirement plan
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance
  • Work from home
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Salary satisfaction

Based on 765 ratings

62% of Financial Analysts in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area.

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How much do similar professions get paid in United States?


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Average $64,006 per year

Director of Financial Planning and Analysis

3,154 job openings

Average $120,386 per year

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Common questions about salaries for a Financial Analyst

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