Financial Specialist Salary in Sector of Manufacturing

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

Average Annual Salary of Financial Specialists

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$44,990
25th Percentile Wage
$56,110
50th Percentile Wage
$71,690
75th Percentile Wage
$92,380
90th Percentile Wage
$117,020

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for financial specialists in the industry sector of manufacturing. 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 $117,020. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $71,690. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid financial specialists is $44,990.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201671,6901.55%5.24%
201570,5801.01%-
201469,8701.66%-
201368,7101.14%-
201267,930--

Compare Financial Specialist Salary in Different Industries within the Manufacturing Sector

The average salaries of financial specialists in 111 industries in the manufacturing 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 manufacturing and reproducing magnetic and optical media industry with an annual salary $90,810. The lowest paying industry is the wood kitchen cabinet and countertop manufacturing industry (annual salary $59,010). For detailed financial specialist salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Manufacturing and Reproducing Magnetic and Optical Media
$90,810
Computer and Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing
$83,480
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing
$81,540
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing
$79,040
Communications Equipment Manufacturing
$78,100
Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing
$77,880
Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing
$77,670
Resin, Synthetic Rubber, and Artificial Synthetic Fibers and Filaments Manufacturing
$77,100
Transportation Equipment Manufacturing
$76,000
Motor Vehicle Manufacturing
$75,950
Pharmaceutical and Medicine Manufacturing
$74,270
Lime and Gypsum Product Manufacturing
$73,370
Medical Equipment and Supplies Manufacturing
$73,290
Agriculture, Construction, and Mining Machinery Manufacturing
$73,260
Chemical Manufacturing
$73,260
Basic Chemical Manufacturing
$72,910
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing
$72,650
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing
$72,650
Footwear Manufacturing
$72,530
Other Chemical Product and Preparation Manufacturing
$72,110
Commercial and Service Industry Machinery Manufacturing
$71,630
Textile Furnishings Mills
$71,430
Audio and Video Equipment Manufacturing
$71,290
Soap, Cleaning Compound, and Toilet Preparation Manufacturing
$71,240
Beverage Manufacturing
$71,050
Beverage and Tobacco Product Manufacturing
$70,880
Paint, Coating, and Adhesive Manufacturing
$70,880
Engine, Turbine, and Power Transmission Equipment Manufacturing
$70,270
Pulp, Paper, and Paperboard Mills
$70,150
Boiler, Tank, and Shipping Container Manufacturing
$70,070
Bakeries and Tortilla Manufacturing
$70,040
Industrial Machinery Manufacturing
$69,960
Miscellaneous Manufacturing
$69,950
Hardware Manufacturing
$69,920
Paper Manufacturing
$69,890
Fabric Mills
$69,880
Converted Paper Product Manufacturing
$69,830
Nonferrous Metal (except Aluminum) Production and Processing
$69,800
Iron and Steel Mills and Ferroalloy Manufacturing
$69,770
Seafood Product Preparation and Packaging
$69,760
Machinery Manufacturing
$69,740
Other Electrical Equipment and Component Manufacturing
$69,700
Railroad Rolling Stock Manufacturing
$69,660
Electrical Equipment Manufacturing
$69,640
Forging and Stamping
$69,560
Electrical Equipment, Appliance, and Component Manufacturing
$69,460
Electric Lighting Equipment Manufacturing
$69,170
Pesticide, Fertilizer, and Other Agricultural Chemical Manufacturing
$69,090
Alumina and Aluminum Production and Processing
$69,040
Other Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
$68,880
Household Appliance Manufacturing
$68,680
Dairy Product Manufacturing
$68,670
Leather and Allied Product Manufacturing
$68,590
Grain and Oilseed Milling
$68,420
Other Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing
$68,250
Turned Product and Screw, Nut, and Bolt Manufacturing
$68,200
Cutlery and Handtool Manufacturing
$68,160
Plastics Product Manufacturing
$68,140
Glass and Glass Product Manufacturing
$68,100
Other Transportation Equipment Manufacturing
$68,050
Plastics and Rubber Products Manufacturing
$67,860
Primary Metal Manufacturing
$67,800
Sugar and Confectionery Product Manufacturing
$67,660
Other General Purpose Machinery Manufacturing
$67,580
Metalworking Machinery Manufacturing
$67,570
Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing
$67,510
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
$67,460
Motor Vehicle Parts Manufacturing
$67,330
Ship and Boat Building
$67,280
Cement and Concrete Product Manufacturing
$67,110
Machine Shops; Turned Product; and Screw, Nut, and Bolt Manufacturing
$67,100
Other Food Manufacturing
$66,990
Coating, Engraving, Heat Treating, and Allied Activities
$66,920
Machine Shops
$66,770
Food Manufacturing
$66,610
Spring and Wire Product Manufacturing
$66,530
Cut and Sew Apparel Manufacturing
$66,420
Rubber Product Manufacturing
$66,320
Jewelry and Silverware Manufacturing
$66,140
Ventilation, Heating, Air-Conditioning, and Commercial Refrigeration Equipment Manufacturing
$66,020
Office Furniture (including Fixtures) Manufacturing
$65,900
Steel Product Manufacturing from Purchased Steel
$65,790
Tobacco Manufacturing
$65,520
Apparel Manufacturing
$65,500
Architectural and Structural Metals Manufacturing
$65,180
Textile Mills
$65,140
Apparel Knitting Mills
$65,080
Other Miscellaneous Manufacturing
$64,940
Fruit and Vegetable Preserving and Specialty Food Manufacturing
$64,920
Foundries
$64,850
Clay Product and Refractory Manufacturing
$64,790
Textile Product Mills
$64,780
Other Wood Product Manufacturing
$63,850
Animal Slaughtering and Processing
$63,160
Textile and Fabric Finishing and Fabric Coating Mills
$63,050
Other Textile Product Mills
$62,900
Animal Food Manufacturing
$62,830
Furniture and Related Product Manufacturing
$62,430
Wood Product Manufacturing
$62,420
Other Furniture Related Product Manufacturing
$62,360
Motor Vehicle Body and Trailer Manufacturing
$62,340
Veneer, Plywood, and Engineered Wood Product Manufacturing
$61,830
Printing and Related Support Activities
$61,720
Printing and Related Support Activities
$61,720
Apparel Accessories and Other Apparel Manufacturing
$60,760
Fiber, Yarn, and Thread Mills
$60,660
Household and Institutional Furniture Manufacturing
$59,620
Sawmills and Wood Preservation
$59,540
Household and Institutional Furniture and Kitchen Cabinet Manufacturing
$59,330
Other Leather and Allied Product Manufacturing
$59,210
Wood Kitchen Cabinet and Countertop Manufacturing
$59,010

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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