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
25th Percentile Wage
50th Percentile Wage
75th Percentile Wage
90th Percentile Wage

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

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
Computer and Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing
Communications Equipment Manufacturing
Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing
Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing
Resin, Synthetic Rubber, and Artificial Synthetic Fibers and Filaments Manufacturing
Transportation Equipment Manufacturing
Motor Vehicle Manufacturing
Pharmaceutical and Medicine Manufacturing
Lime and Gypsum Product Manufacturing
Medical Equipment and Supplies Manufacturing
Agriculture, Construction, and Mining Machinery Manufacturing
Chemical Manufacturing
Basic Chemical Manufacturing
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing
Footwear Manufacturing
Other Chemical Product and Preparation Manufacturing
Commercial and Service Industry Machinery Manufacturing
Textile Furnishings Mills
Audio and Video Equipment Manufacturing
Soap, Cleaning Compound, and Toilet Preparation Manufacturing
Beverage Manufacturing
Beverage and Tobacco Product Manufacturing
Paint, Coating, and Adhesive Manufacturing
Engine, Turbine, and Power Transmission Equipment Manufacturing
Pulp, Paper, and Paperboard Mills
Boiler, Tank, and Shipping Container Manufacturing
Bakeries and Tortilla Manufacturing
Industrial Machinery Manufacturing
Miscellaneous Manufacturing
Hardware Manufacturing
Paper Manufacturing
Fabric Mills
Converted Paper Product Manufacturing
Nonferrous Metal (except Aluminum) Production and Processing
Iron and Steel Mills and Ferroalloy Manufacturing
Seafood Product Preparation and Packaging
Machinery Manufacturing
Other Electrical Equipment and Component Manufacturing
Railroad Rolling Stock Manufacturing
Electrical Equipment Manufacturing
Forging and Stamping
Electrical Equipment, Appliance, and Component Manufacturing
Electric Lighting Equipment Manufacturing
Pesticide, Fertilizer, and Other Agricultural Chemical Manufacturing
Alumina and Aluminum Production and Processing
Other Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
Household Appliance Manufacturing
Dairy Product Manufacturing
Leather and Allied Product Manufacturing
Grain and Oilseed Milling
Other Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing
Turned Product and Screw, Nut, and Bolt Manufacturing
Cutlery and Handtool Manufacturing
Plastics Product Manufacturing
Glass and Glass Product Manufacturing
Other Transportation Equipment Manufacturing
Plastics and Rubber Products Manufacturing
Primary Metal Manufacturing
Sugar and Confectionery Product Manufacturing
Other General Purpose Machinery Manufacturing
Metalworking Machinery Manufacturing
Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
Motor Vehicle Parts Manufacturing
Ship and Boat Building
Cement and Concrete Product Manufacturing
Machine Shops; Turned Product; and Screw, Nut, and Bolt Manufacturing
Other Food Manufacturing
Coating, Engraving, Heat Treating, and Allied Activities
Machine Shops
Food Manufacturing
Spring and Wire Product Manufacturing
Cut and Sew Apparel Manufacturing
Rubber Product Manufacturing
Jewelry and Silverware Manufacturing
Ventilation, Heating, Air-Conditioning, and Commercial Refrigeration Equipment Manufacturing
Office Furniture (including Fixtures) Manufacturing
Steel Product Manufacturing from Purchased Steel
Tobacco Manufacturing
Apparel Manufacturing
Architectural and Structural Metals Manufacturing
Textile Mills
Apparel Knitting Mills
Other Miscellaneous Manufacturing
Fruit and Vegetable Preserving and Specialty Food Manufacturing
Clay Product and Refractory Manufacturing
Textile Product Mills
Other Wood Product Manufacturing
Animal Slaughtering and Processing
Textile and Fabric Finishing and Fabric Coating Mills
Other Textile Product Mills
Animal Food Manufacturing
Furniture and Related Product Manufacturing
Wood Product Manufacturing
Other Furniture Related Product Manufacturing
Motor Vehicle Body and Trailer Manufacturing
Veneer, Plywood, and Engineered Wood Product Manufacturing
Printing and Related Support Activities
Printing and Related Support Activities
Apparel Accessories and Other Apparel Manufacturing
Fiber, Yarn, and Thread Mills
Household and Institutional Furniture Manufacturing
Sawmills and Wood Preservation
Household and Institutional Furniture and Kitchen Cabinet Manufacturing
Other Leather and Allied Product Manufacturing
Wood Kitchen Cabinet and Countertop Manufacturing

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


Highest paying industries for financial specialists.