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
$48,330
25th Percentile Wage
$59,690
50th Percentile Wage
$77,580
75th Percentile Wage
$102,420
90th Percentile Wage
$133,700

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 $133,700. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $77,580. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid financial specialists is $48,330.

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 information from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$77,580
0.52% 8.29%
2016
$77,180
0.97% -
2015
$76,430
0.77% -
2014
$75,840
2.90% -
2013
$73,640
3.38% -
2012
$71,150
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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 $84,860. The lowest paying industry is the newspaper publishers industry (annual salary $66,910). For detailed financial specialist salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Software Publishers
$84,860
Other Information Services
$83,380
Other Information Services
$83,380
Satellite Telecommunications
$79,670
Wired Telecommunications Carriers
$78,950
Publishing Industries (except Internet)
$78,930
Wireless Telecommunications Carriers (except Satellite)
$78,700
Cable and Other Subscription Programming
$78,490
Motion Picture and Video Industries
$77,890
Motion Picture and Sound Recording Industries
$77,500
Telecommunications
$77,300
Television Broadcasting
$76,160
Broadcasting (except Internet)
$76,010
Radio and Television Broadcasting
$75,050
Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services
$73,030
Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services
$73,030
Other Telecommunications
$72,460
Radio Broadcasting
$71,940
Motion Picture and Video Exhibition
$71,790
Sound Recording Industries
$71,370
Newspaper, Periodical, Book, and Directory Publishers
$71,140
Newspaper Publishers
$66,910

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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