Financial Analyst Salary in Sector of Utilities

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

Average Annual Salary of Financial Analysts

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$59,610
25th Percentile Wage
$72,860
50th Percentile Wage
$90,230
75th Percentile Wage
$109,540
90th Percentile Wage
$131,860

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for financial analysts 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 analysts is $131,860. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $90,230. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid financial analysts is $59,610.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$90,230
2.53% 7.43%
2016
$87,950
0.16% -
2015
$87,810
1.29% -
2014
$86,680
1.30% -
2013
$85,550
2.36% -
2012
$83,530
- -

Compare Financial Analyst Salary in Different Industries within the Utilities Sector

The average salaries of financial analysts in six 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 analyst occupations is the natural gas distribution industry with an annual salary $91,720. The lowest paying industry is the nuclear electric power generation industry (annual salary $85,970). For detailed financial analyst salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Natural Gas Distribution
$91,720
Utilities
$90,230
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution
$89,560
Fossil Fuel Electric Power Generation
$88,820
Water, Sewage and Other Systems
$87,140
Nuclear Electric Power Generation
$85,970

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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