How Much Does A Financial Analyst Make?

Average Financial Analyst Annual Salary

$97,640

The average annual salary for financial analysts is $97,640 a year. Salaries start at $50,350 a year and go up to $165,100 a year.

Average Financial Analyst Hourly Wage

$46.94

The average hourly wage for a financial analyst is $46.94. Hourly wages were between $24.21 and $79.38 an hour.

Stats were based out of 281,610 employed financial analysts in the United States.

Does Your Pay Depend On Your Experience?

Executive Financial Analyst

$165,100/year $79.38/hour

(Top 10% of Financial Analysts)


Senior Financial Analyst

$111,760/year $53.73/hour

(Top 25% of Financial Analysts)


Mid Level Financial Analyst

$81,760/year $39.31/hour

(Median)


Junior Financial Analyst

$62,640/year $30.11/hour

(Bottom 25% of Financial Analysts)


Entry Level Financial Analyst

$50,350/year $24.21/hour

(Bottom 10% of Financial Analysts)


Financial Analyst Average Salary Comparison

Personal Financial Advisors
$123k / year
$59 / hour
Financial Analysts
$97k / year
$46 / hour
Financial Examiners
$88k / year
$42 / hour
Credit Analysts
$81k / year
$39 / hour
Budget Analysts
$77k / year
$37 / hour
Loan Officers
$76k / year
$36 / hour
Financial Specialists, All Other
$76k / year
$36 / hour
Accountants and Auditors
$76k / year
$36 / hour
Insurance Underwriters
$75k / year
$36 / hour
Appraisers and Assessors of Real Estate
$58k / year
$27 / hour

Top 10 Highest Paying States For Financial Analysts

Top 10 Highest Paying Cities For Financial Analysts

Financial Analyst Salary By State

Rank State Hourly Rate Annual Salary
#1 New York $62.33 $129,640
#2 Colorado $53.84 $112,000
#3 California $52.72 $109,650
#4 Connecticut $50.43 $104,880
#5 District of Columbia $49.95 $103,900
#6 New Jersey $48.29 $100,430
#7 Alaska $47.17 $98,120
#8 Maryland $47.17 $98,110
#9 Massachusetts $46.49 $96,700
#10 Illinois $46.32 $96,350
#11 Texas $44.67 $92,920
#12 Vermont $44.60 $92,780
#13 Virginia $44.50 $92,570
#14 Missouri $44.11 $91,740
#15 Oregon $43.19 $89,840
#16 Minnesota $42.38 $88,150
#17 Montana $42.25 $87,890
#18 North Carolina $42.17 $87,710
#19 Delaware $41.12 $85,530
#20 Pennsylvania $40.81 $84,880
#21 Louisiana $40.66 $84,580
#22 Alabama $39.68 $82,530
#23 Washington $39.11 $81,340
#24 Michigan $38.58 $80,240
#25 Utah $38.22 $79,490
#26 New Mexico $38.15 $79,350
#27 Georgia $38.08 $79,210
#28 Iowa $37.86 $78,740
#29 Ohio $37.53 $78,060
#30 Wisconsin $37.52 $78,050
#31 New Hampshire $37.46 $77,930
#32 Rhode Island $37.37 $77,730
#33 Mississippi $37.05 $77,070
#34 Florida $36.63 $76,190
#35 Maine $36.30 $75,510
#36 Kansas $36.20 $75,290
#37 Tennessee $36.14 $75,170
#38 North Dakota $36.10 $75,090
#39 Arizona $35.98 $74,840
#40 Oklahoma $35.94 $74,760
#41 Kentucky $35.88 $74,620
#42 Indiana $35.83 $74,530
#43 Idaho $35.73 $74,320
#44 Nebraska $35.30 $73,420
#45 Hawaii $34.90 $72,590
#46 South Carolina $34.35 $71,450
#47 South Dakota $33.81 $70,330
#48 Arkansas $32.98 $68,590
#49 Nevada $32.70 $68,020
#50 West Virginia $31.57 $65,660
#51 Virgin Islands $27.19 $56,550
#52 Puerto Rico $26.97 $56,090

Data provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

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