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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 amongst 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$49,210
25th Percentile Wage
$60,600
50th Percentile Wage
$78,600
75th Percentile Wage
$104,910
90th Percentile Wage
$138,780

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 $138,780. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $78,600. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $49,210.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of financial analysts from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$78,600
5.05% 13.08%
2016
$74,630
3.79% -
2015
$71,800
3.72% -
2014
$69,130
1.62% -
2013
$68,010
-0.46% -
2012
$68,320
- -

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 $98,180. The highest paying area for financial analysts in Pennsylvania is Newark-Union with a median annual salary of $98,180. The second highest paying city/area in Pennsylvania State is Altoona (mean annual salary $92,930). 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
$98,180
Altoona
$92,930
Philadelphia
$83,910
Pittsburgh
$81,930
Youngstown-Warren-Boardman
$81,530
West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$78,990
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton
$78,710
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington
$78,220
State College
$76,080
Harrisburg-Carlisle
$73,680
Erie
$72,760
Lancaster
$72,050
York-Hanover
$71,960
Reading
$71,570
Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$68,680
Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$67,890
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre
$64,400
Johnstown
$63,650
East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$56,840




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