Financial Specialist Salary in Sector of Utilities

The salary statistics of financial specialists in the industry sector of utilities are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare financial specialist salaries in different industries within the utilities sector.

Average Annual Salary of Financial Specialists

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$52,530
25th Percentile Wage
$63,990
50th Percentile Wage
$80,120
75th Percentile Wage
$99,670
90th Percentile Wage
$123,930

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for financial specialists in the industry sector of utilities. 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 specialists is $123,930. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $80,120. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid financial specialists is $52,530.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of financial specialists in the industry sector of utilities from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$80,120
2.11% 11.11%
2016
$78,430
1.80% -
2015
$77,020
2.05% -
2014
$75,440
2.29% -
2013
$73,710
3.38% -
2012
$71,220
- -

Compare Financial Specialist Salary in Different Industries within the Utilities Sector

The average salaries of financial specialists in ten industries in the utilities sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for financial specialist occupations is the other electric power generation industry with an annual salary $90,920. The lowest paying industry is the water, sewage and other systems industry (annual salary $67,860). For detailed financial specialist salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Other Electric Power Generation
$90,920
Wind Electric Power Generation
$90,560
Natural Gas Distribution
$86,590
Utilities
$80,120
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution
$78,310
Fossil Fuel Electric Power Generation
$78,150
Nuclear Electric Power Generation
$76,830
Solar Electric Power Generation
$75,360
Hydroelectric Power Generation
$69,880
Water, Sewage and Other Systems
$67,860

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].




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