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
$85,570
25th Percentile Wage
$111,530
50th Percentile Wage
$149,380
75th Percentile Wage
$202,460
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
2017
$149,380
2.40% 16.37%
2016
$145,790
4.05% -
2015
$139,890
2.74% -
2014
$136,060
3.68% -
2013
$131,050
4.68% -
2012
$124,920
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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
$177,090
Motion Picture and Video Industries
$168,220
Motion Picture and Sound Recording Industries
$165,560
Other Information Services
$164,050
Other Information Services
$164,050
Software Publishers
$157,440
Broadcasting (except Internet)
$156,110
Television Broadcasting
$151,990
Publishing Industries (except Internet)
$150,900
Radio and Television Broadcasting
$148,780
Sound Recording Industries
$140,940
Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services
$140,220
Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services
$140,220
Newspaper, Periodical, Book, and Directory Publishers
$137,830
Telecommunications
$137,210
Wired Telecommunications Carriers
$135,760
Wireless Telecommunications Carriers (except Satellite)
$134,860
Radio Broadcasting
$130,260
Satellite Telecommunications
$125,360
Other Telecommunications
$122,700
Newspaper Publishers
$117,720

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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