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Financial Analyst Salary Information in Pennsylvania

The average annual and hourly salaries for financial analysts in the state of Pennsylvania are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of financial analysts among Pennsylvania cities is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Financial Analysts in Pennsylvania

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$46,900
25th Percentile Wage
$57,710
50th Percentile Wage
$74,630
75th Percentile Wage
$100,610
90th Percentile Wage
$138,440

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for financial analysts in Pennsylvania in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $138,440. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $74,630. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $46,900.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$22.55
25th Percentile Wage
$27.75
50th Percentile Wage
$35.88
75th Percentile Wage
$48.37
90th Percentile Wage
$66.56

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for financial analysts in Pennsylvania in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $66.56. The median hourly salary is $35.88. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $22.55.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of financial analysts from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201674,6303.79%8.46%
201571,8003.72%-
201469,1301.62%-
201368,010-0.46%-
201268,320--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Financial Analysts in Pennsylvania Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of financial analysts in some Pennsylvania cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of financial analysts in state of Pennsylvania ranges from $56,840 to $94,560. The highest paying area for financial analysts in Pennsylvania is Newark-Union with a median annual salary of $94,560. The second highest paying city/area in Pennsylvania State is Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton (mean annual salary $87,920). The lowest paying area is East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $56,840.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Newark-Union
$94,560
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton
$87,920
Philadelphia
$79,170
Pittsburgh
$77,490
State College
$75,890
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington
$75,230
Lancaster
$71,850
Harrisburg-Carlisle
$71,310
Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$69,440
Youngstown-Warren-Boardman
$69,220
Erie
$65,800
Reading
$64,500
Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$61,850
York-Hanover
$57,720
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre
$57,710
East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$56,840



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