Financial Analyst and Advisor Salary in Sector of Finance and Insurance

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

Average Annual Salary of Financial Analysts and Advisors

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$44,120
25th Percentile Wage
$59,130
50th Percentile Wage
$84,790
75th Percentile Wage
$132,750
90th Percentile Wage
$182,310

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for financial analysts and advisors in the industry sector of finance and insurance. 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 $182,310. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $84,790. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid financial analysts and advisors is $44,120.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of financial analysts and advisors in the industry sector of finance and insurance from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$84,790
2.98% 16.57%
2016
$82,260
1.88% -
2015
$80,710
5.06% -
2014
$76,630
2.51% -
2013
$74,710
5.31% -
2012
$70,740
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Compare Financial Analyst and Advisor Salary in Different Industries within the Finance and Insurance Sector

The average salaries of financial analysts and advisors in 22 industries in the finance and insurance 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 securities and commodity contracts intermediation and brokerage industry with an annual salary $101,500. The lowest paying industry is the other insurance related activities industry (annual salary $67,090). For detailed financial analyst and advisor salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Securities and Commodity Contracts Intermediation and Brokerage
$101,500
Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investments and Related Activities
$99,250
Securities and Commodity Exchanges
$94,960
Other Financial Investment Activities
$94,310
Monetary Authorities-Central Bank
$88,760
Monetary Authorities-Central Bank
$88,760
Other Investment Pools and Funds
$80,650
Nondepository Credit Intermediation
$80,490
Credit Intermediation and Related Activities
$79,690
Credit Intermediation and Related Activities
$79,380
Other Nondepository Credit Intermediation
$77,700
Funds, Trusts, and Other Financial Vehicles
$76,230
Depository Credit Intermediation
$75,940
Direct Health and Medical Insurance Carriers
$74,970
Activities Related to Credit Intermediation
$74,270
Insurance Carriers
$72,020
Insurance Carriers and Related Activities
$71,110
Insurance Agencies and Brokerages
$70,460
Insurance and Employee Benefit Funds
$70,440
Direct Insurance (except Life, Health, and Medical) Carriers
$70,220
Agencies, Brokerages, and Other Insurance Related Activities
$69,340
Other Insurance Related Activities
$67,090

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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