Financial analyst

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Due to the developing crisis, salaries are changing rapidly. Here is the average salary for Financial Analysts in San Francisco, CA since March 2020.

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How much does a Financial Analyst make in San Francisco, CA?

Average base salary
103 salaries reported, updated at Jul 03, 2020
per year
The average salary for a financial analyst is $95,347 per year in San Francisco, CA.
28% higher
than national average
Most common benefits
  • Family leave
  • Health insurance
  • Flexible spending account
  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching

Salaries by years of experience in San Francisco, CA

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Best-paid skills and qualifications for financial analysts

Most recommended skill

Strategic Planningdimension-trending-icon

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 $95,347 per year.

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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

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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