Financial Analyst Salary in Sector of Mining

The salary statistics of financial analysts in the industry sector of mining are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare financial analyst salaries in different industries within the mining sector.

Average Annual Salary of Financial Analysts

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$53,850
25th Percentile Wage
$67,550
50th Percentile Wage
$86,840
75th Percentile Wage
$121,040
90th Percentile Wage
$164,260

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for financial analysts in the industry sector of mining. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) financial analysts is $164,260. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $86,840. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid financial analysts is $53,850.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of financial analysts in the industry sector of mining from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201686,840-3.85%0.25%
201590,180-0.19%-
201490,3500.33%-
201390,0503.81%-
201286,620--

Compare Financial Analyst Salary in Different Industries within the Mining Sector

The average salaries of financial analysts in four industries in the mining sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for financial analyst occupations is the support activities for mining industry with an annual salary $97,220. The lowest paying industry is the oil and gas extraction industry (annual salary $86,090). For detailed financial analyst salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Support Activities for Mining
$97,220
Support Activities for Mining
$97,220
Oil and Gas Extraction
$86,090
Oil and Gas Extraction
$86,090

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].




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