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Senior financial analyst salary in United States

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

Average base salary

$90,836
Average $90,836
Low $70,527
High $116,994
Non-cash benefit
401(k)
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The average salary for a senior financial analyst is $90,836 per year in the United States. 4k salaries reported, updated at September 13, 2022

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Salaries by years of experience in the United States

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Less than 1 year
1 to 2 years
3 to 5 years
6 to 9 years
More than 10 years
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Top companies for Senior Financial Analysts in United States

  1. Autodesk
    4.1star
    507 reviews10 salaries reported
    $126,520per year
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Highest paying cities for Senior Financial Analysts near United States

  1. Arlington, VA
    $107,314 per year
    9 salaries reported
  2. Washington, DC
    $97,089 per year
    40 salaries reported
  3. New York, NY
    $95,735 per year
    86 salaries reported
  1. Irving, TX
    $95,138 per year
    20 salaries reported
  2. Houston, TX
    $90,985 per year
    72 salaries reported
  3. Dallas, TX
    $90,898 per year
    115 salaries reported
  1. Atlanta, GA
    $90,813 per year
    72 salaries reported
  2. Chicago, IL
    $89,829 per year
    195 salaries reported
  3. Orlando, FL
    $82,092 per year
    29 salaries reported
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Where can a Senior Financial Analyst earn more?

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Best-paid skills and qualifications for Senior Financial Analysts

Most recommended certification

Chartered Financial Analyst

(earn +10.43% more)

The jobs requiring this certification have increase by 38.96% since 2018. Senior Financial Analysts with this certification earn +10.43% more than the average base salary, which is $90,836 per year.

Job Trend
YearNumber of job openings on Indeed requiring this certificationChange from previous year
2012363increase by 363
20132118increase by 483.47%
20142470increase by 16.62%
2015534decrease by 78.38%
2016464decrease by 13.11%
2017325decrease by 29.96%
2018308decrease by 5.23%
2019428increase by 38.96%

Top companies hiring Senior Financial Analysts with the recommended certification

Southern New Hampshire University
The Villages
Amazon Web Services, Inc.
Johnson & Johnson
Recurrent Energy
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Top schools offering Chartered Financial Analyst

University of North Carolina Wilmington

130 reviews
Top skills
Stata
+48.76%salary
Top fields of study
Computer Science Degree
+5.16%salary

More critical skills and qualifications that pay well

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2 jobs4
25 jobs28
9 jobs9
251 jobs361
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Most common benefits for Senior Financial Analysts

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • 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
  • Referral program
  • Retirement plan
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance
  • Work from home
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Salary satisfaction

Based on 295 ratings

67% of Senior 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?

Entry Level Financial Analyst

340 job openings

Average $20.09 per hour

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Common questions about salaries for a Senior Financial Analyst

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