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How much do Financial Analysts earn in the United States?





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The average salary for a financial analyst is $63,375


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3 salaries reported. Updated 24 September 2021

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How much does a Financial Analyst make?

In the United States, the average pay for a financial analyst as of September 2021 is approximately $70,001 per year. Breaking it down, that works out to be approximately $35.90 per hour and $5,833 per month, assuming you work a 40 hour work week.

Comparing Financial Analyst Salaries

DirectlyApply has seen financial analyst salaries ranging from a high of $102,375 per year to a low of $38,025 per year, although we would estimate that the majority of financial analysts currently sit between $54,132 per year and $83,637 per year.

To be considered a top earning financial analyst you would be expected to be making in excess of $102,375 per year, which would put you in the top 10%. If you are earning $54,132 per year or lower, you would be sitting in the bottom 25 percentile.

However interestingly, the average pay range for a financial analyst can vary significantly (by as much as $48,243 per year) so therefore this role may allow for either increased hours or overtime, as well as opportunities for promotion and pay rises. It is therefore highly possible that you can increase your salary as you gain more experience in the role.

How does Financial Analyst pay compare across the United States?


under -7% less than national average

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within 1% of national average

4% to 1% above national average

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over 7% above national average

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