Financial Specialist Salary in Sector of Educational Services

The salary statistics of financial specialists in the industry sector of educational services are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare financial specialist salaries in different industries within the educational services sector.

Average Annual Salary of Financial Specialists

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$36,610
25th Percentile Wage
$45,540
50th Percentile Wage
$58,430
75th Percentile Wage
$75,250
90th Percentile Wage
$95,100

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for financial specialists in the industry sector of educational services. 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 $95,100. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $58,430. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid financial specialists is $36,610.

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 educational services from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201658,4301.80%7.55%
201557,3802.25%-
201456,0902.46%-
201354,7101.26%-
201254,020--

Compare Financial Specialist Salary in Different Industries within the Educational Services Sector

The average salaries of financial specialists in 27 industries in the educational services 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 colleges, universities, and professional schools - local government owned industry with an annual salary $70,040. The lowest paying industry is the technical and trade schools - state government owned industry (annual salary $40,560). For detailed financial specialist salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Local government owned
$70,040
Educational Support Services - Local government owned
$68,280
Elementary and Secondary Schools - Privately owned
$65,270
Business schools and computer and management training - Privately owned
$64,370
Educational Support Services
$64,050
Elementary and Secondary Schools - State government owned
$63,960
Business Schools and Computer and Management Training
$63,910
Educational Support Services - Privately owned
$63,770
Elementary and Secondary Schools
$62,310
Other schools and instruction - Privately owned
$61,890
Other Schools and Instruction
$61,750
Elementary and Secondary Schools - Local government owned
$61,490
Educational Services - Local government owned
$59,510
Educational Services - Privately owned
$59,490
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$59,470
Educational Services
$58,430
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$58,210
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$57,100
Educational Services - State government owned
$56,590
Junior colleges - Local government owned
$54,780
Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)
$52,860
Junior colleges - State government owned
$49,930
Technical and trade schools - Local government owned
$48,630
Junior colleges - Privately owned
$48,170
Technical and trade schools - Privately owned
$47,380
Technical and Trade Schools
$47,050
Technical and trade schools - State government owned
$40,560

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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