Financial Analyst salary in United States

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

5.7k salaries reported, updated at December 4, 2021
$67,385
per year

The average salary for a financial analyst is $67,385 per year in the United States.

Most common benefits

  • Family leave
  • Health insurance
  • Flexible spending account
  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
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Salaries by years of experience in the United States

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Best-paid skills and qualifications for financial analysts

Most recommended skill

Strategic Planning

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 $67,385 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%

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More critical skills and qualifications that pay well

Information tooltip for top skills.Top skillsProject Leadership+67.80%salary
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Project Leadership
+67.80%
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Business Process Modeling
+71.59%
8Company icon
Project Planning
+62.62%
3Company icon
Project Management Methodology
+46.17%
12Company icon
Oracle EBS
+47.71%
52Company icon
Information tooltip for top certifications.Top certificationsChartered Financial Analyst+14.40%salary
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Chartered Financial Analyst
+14.40%
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Certified Defense Financial Manager
+28.15%
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Certified Information Systems Auditor
+56.11%
5Company icon
Certified Government Financial Manager
+27.26%
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Certified Management Accountant
+10.63%
19Company icon
Information tooltip for top licenses.Top licensesCPA+9.96%salary
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CPA
+9.96%
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Most common benefits for Financial Analysts

  • Family leave
  • Health insurance
  • Flexible spending account
  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Paid time off
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Employee assistance program
  • Disability insurance
  • Life insurance
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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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