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 $118,600. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $72,640. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid financial specialists is $46,250.

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 manufacturing from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
1.31% 6.48%
1.55% -
1.01% -
1.66% -
1.14% -
- -

Compare Financial Specialist Salary in Different Industries within the Manufacturing Sector

The average salaries of financial specialists in 117 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 aerospace product and parts manufacturing industry with an annual salary $83,260. 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
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing
Computer and Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing
Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing
Communications Equipment Manufacturing
Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing
Motor Vehicle Manufacturing
Transportation Equipment Manufacturing
Resin, Synthetic Rubber, and Artificial Synthetic Fibers and Filaments Manufacturing
Pharmaceutical and Medicine Manufacturing
Chemical Manufacturing
Footwear Manufacturing
Chemical Manufacturing
Lime and Gypsum Product Manufacturing
Medical Equipment and Supplies Manufacturing
Chemical Manufacturing
Agriculture, Construction, and Mining Machinery Manufacturing
Basic Chemical Manufacturing
Seafood Product Preparation and Packaging
Audio and Video Equipment Manufacturing
Beverage Manufacturing
Commercial and Service Industry Machinery Manufacturing
Beverage and Tobacco Product Manufacturing
Other Chemical Product and Preparation Manufacturing
Machinery Manufacturing
Electric Lighting Equipment Manufacturing
Pulp, Paper, and Paperboard Mills
Railroad Rolling Stock Manufacturing
Machinery Manufacturing
Bakeries and Tortilla Manufacturing
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing
Soap, Cleaning Compound, and Toilet Preparation Manufacturing
Manufacturing and Reproducing Magnetic and Optical Media
Alumina and Aluminum Production and Processing
Paint, Coating, and Adhesive Manufacturing
Other Food Manufacturing
Engine, Turbine, and Power Transmission Equipment Manufacturing
Iron and Steel Mills and Ferroalloy Manufacturing
Electrical Equipment Manufacturing
Paper Manufacturing
Nonferrous Metal (except Aluminum) Production and Processing
Textile Furnishings Mills
Other Electrical Equipment and Component Manufacturing
Cut and Sew Apparel Manufacturing
Leather and Allied Product Manufacturing
Converted Paper Product Manufacturing
Boiler, Tank, and Shipping Container Manufacturing
Electrical Equipment, Appliance, and Component Manufacturing
Industrial Machinery Manufacturing
Hardware Manufacturing
Miscellaneous Manufacturing
Primary Metal Manufacturing
Apparel Manufacturing
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
Forging and Stamping
Turned Product and Screw, Nut, and Bolt Manufacturing
Sugar and Confectionery Product Manufacturing
Steel Product Manufacturing from Purchased Steel
Apparel Knitting Mills
Dairy Product Manufacturing
Pesticide, Fertilizer, and Other Agricultural Chemical Manufacturing
Metalworking Machinery Manufacturing
Other Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
Ship and Boat Building
Motor Vehicle Parts Manufacturing
Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing
Machine Shops; Turned Product; and Screw, Nut, and Bolt Manufacturing
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
Other Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing
Cutlery and Handtool Manufacturing
Glass and Glass Product Manufacturing
Food Manufacturing
Plastics Product Manufacturing
Plastics and Rubber Products Manufacturing
Fabric Mills
Machine Shops
Grain and Oilseed Milling
Rubber Product Manufacturing
Textile Product Mills
Household Appliance Manufacturing
Other General Purpose Machinery Manufacturing
Textile Mills
Cement and Concrete Product Manufacturing
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
Textile and Fabric Finishing and Fabric Coating Mills
Spring and Wire Product Manufacturing
Other Textile Product Mills
Ventilation, Heating, Air-Conditioning, and Commercial Refrigeration Equipment Manufacturing
Office Furniture (including Fixtures) Manufacturing
Veneer, Plywood, and Engineered Wood Product Manufacturing
Coating, Engraving, Heat Treating, and Allied Activities
Fiber, Yarn, and Thread Mills
Jewelry and Silverware Manufacturing
Architectural and Structural Metals Manufacturing
Other Miscellaneous Manufacturing
Other Wood Product Manufacturing
Other Transportation Equipment Manufacturing
Clay Product and Refractory Manufacturing
Wood Product Manufacturing
Fruit and Vegetable Preserving and Specialty Food Manufacturing
Animal Slaughtering and Processing
Furniture and Related Product Manufacturing
Furniture and Related Product Manufacturing
Printing and Related Support Activities
Printing and Related Support Activities
Other Furniture Related Product Manufacturing
Sawmills and Wood Preservation
Motor Vehicle Body and Trailer Manufacturing
Tobacco Manufacturing
Apparel Accessories and Other Apparel Manufacturing
Animal Food Manufacturing
Other Leather and Allied Product Manufacturing
Household and Institutional Furniture Manufacturing
Household and Institutional Furniture and Kitchen Cabinet Manufacturing
Wood Kitchen Cabinet and Countertop Manufacturing

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


Highest paying industries for financial specialists.