Financial Manager Salary in Sector of Information

The salary statistics of financial managers in the industry sector of information are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare financial manager salaries in different industries within the information sector.

Average Annual Salary of Financial Managers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
25th Percentile Wage
50th Percentile Wage
75th Percentile Wage
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for financial managers in the industry sector of information. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 75th percentile (the top 25 percent of the highest paid) financial managers is $202,460. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $149,380. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid financial managers is $85,570.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2.40% 16.37%
4.05% -
2.74% -
3.68% -
4.68% -
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Compare Financial Manager Salary in Different Industries within the Information Sector

The average salaries of financial managers in 21 industries in the information sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for financial manager occupations is the cable and other subscription programming industry with an annual salary $177,090. The lowest paying industry is the newspaper publishers industry (annual salary $117,720). For detailed financial manager salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Cable and Other Subscription Programming
Motion Picture and Video Industries
Motion Picture and Sound Recording Industries
Other Information Services
Other Information Services
Software Publishers
Broadcasting (except Internet)
Television Broadcasting
Publishing Industries (except Internet)
Radio and Television Broadcasting
Sound Recording Industries
Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services
Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services
Newspaper, Periodical, Book, and Directory Publishers
Wired Telecommunications Carriers
Wireless Telecommunications Carriers (except Satellite)
Radio Broadcasting
Satellite Telecommunications
Other Telecommunications
Newspaper Publishers

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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