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Financial Analyst Salary in Sector of Health Care and Social Assistance

The salary statistics of financial analysts in the industry sector of health care and social assistance are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare financial analyst salaries in different industries within the health care and social assistance sector.

Average Annual Salary of Financial Analysts

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$46,340
25th Percentile Wage
$56,400
50th Percentile Wage
$69,410
75th Percentile Wage
$84,450
90th Percentile Wage
$100,890

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for financial analysts in the industry sector of health care and social assistance. 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 is $100,890. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $69,410. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid financial analysts is $46,340.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of financial analysts in the industry sector of health care and social assistance from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201669,4100.29%6.84%
201569,2101.81%-
201467,9602.94%-
201365,9601.97%-
201264,660--

Compare Financial Analyst Salary in Different Industries within the Health Care and Social Assistance Sector

The average salaries of financial analysts in 23 industries in the health care and social assistance sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for financial analyst occupations is the specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals industry with an annual salary $78,360. The lowest paying industry is the individual and family services industry (annual salary $61,090). For detailed financial analyst salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals
$78,360
Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories
$77,050
Outpatient Care Centers
$75,070
Specialty hospitals - Privately owned
$73,440
Hospitals - State government owned
$72,990
Ambulatory Health Care Services
$71,800
All Other Ambulatory Health Care Services
$71,800
Other Ambulatory Health Care Services
$70,680
Offices of Physicians
$70,630
Home Health Care Services
$70,430
Hospitals - Local government owned
$69,630
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Local government owned
$69,620
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - State government owned
$68,960
Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)
$68,920
Community Food and Housing, and Emergency and Other Relief Services
$68,730
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals
$68,440
Hospitals - Privately owned
$68,290
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Privately owned
$68,260
Vocational Rehabilitation Services
$66,720
Social Assistance
$64,950
Nursing and Residential Care Facilities
$64,300
Nursing Care Facilities (Skilled Nursing Facilities)
$63,430
Individual and Family Services
$61,090

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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