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
$81,290
25th Percentile Wage
$109,240
50th Percentile Wage
$145,790
75th Percentile Wage
$197,100
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 $197,100. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $145,790. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid financial managers is $81,290.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
2016145,7904.05%14.32%
2015139,8902.74%-
2014136,0603.68%-
2013131,0504.68%-
2012124,920--

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 other information services industry with an annual salary $164,990. The lowest paying industry is the newspaper publishers industry (annual salary $105,620). For detailed financial manager salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Other Information Services
$164,990
Other Information Services
$164,990
Cable and Other Subscription Programming
$162,120
Motion Picture and Video Industries
$157,350
Motion Picture and Sound Recording Industries
$155,000
Software Publishers
$151,670
Broadcasting (except Internet)
$149,070
Television Broadcasting
$146,260
Publishing Industries (except Internet)
$145,070
Radio and Television Broadcasting
$143,300
Sound Recording Industries
$143,160
Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services
$142,890
Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services
$142,890
Wired Telecommunications Carriers
$135,760
Wireless Telecommunications Carriers (except Satellite)
$134,860
Telecommunications
$133,860
Newspaper, Periodical, Book, and Directory Publishers
$133,460
Satellite Telecommunications
$125,360
Radio Broadcasting
$124,800
Other Telecommunications
$122,700
Newspaper Publishers
$105,620

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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