Financial Analyst and Advisor Salary in Sector of Information

The salary statistics of financial analysts and advisors in the industry sector of information are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare financial analyst and advisor salaries in different industries within the information sector.

Average Annual Salary of Financial Analysts and Advisors

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$50,820
25th Percentile Wage
$63,990
50th Percentile Wage
$84,130
75th Percentile Wage
$110,140
90th Percentile Wage
$145,060

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for financial analysts and advisors 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 analysts and advisors is $145,060. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $84,130. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid financial analysts and advisors is $50,820.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201684,1304.98%4.71%
201579,940-2.05%-
201481,5800.80%-
201380,9300.94%-
201280,170--

Compare Financial Analyst and Advisor Salary in Different Industries within the Information Sector

The average salaries of financial analysts and advisors in 16 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 analyst and advisor occupations is the software publishers industry with an annual salary $101,030. The lowest paying industry is the data processing, hosting, and related services industry (annual salary $69,350). For detailed financial analyst and advisor salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Software Publishers
$101,030
Other Information Services
$95,480
Other Information Services
$95,480
Publishing Industries (except Internet)
$94,860
Radio Broadcasting
$94,420
Wireless Telecommunications Carriers (except Satellite)
$85,850
Wired Telecommunications Carriers
$82,060
Telecommunications
$81,680
Radio and Television Broadcasting
$81,500
Broadcasting (except Internet)
$78,230
Cable and Other Subscription Programming
$76,170
Other Telecommunications
$75,440
Newspaper, Periodical, Book, and Directory Publishers
$73,930
Newspaper Publishers
$70,810
Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services
$69,350
Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services
$69,350

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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