Financial Specialist Salary in Sector of Information

The salary statistics of financial specialists in the industry sector of information are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare financial specialist salaries in different industries within the information 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 information. 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 $133,040. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $77,180. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid financial specialists is $47,430.

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 information from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth

Compare Financial Specialist Salary in Different Industries within the Information Sector

The average salaries of financial specialists in 22 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 specialist occupations is the software publishers industry with an annual salary $85,300. The lowest paying industry is the motion picture and video exhibition industry (annual salary $56,020). For detailed financial specialist salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

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

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.