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Financial Specialists in Pennsylvania

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8.6% Jobs Projection
$71,240 Median Salary
380 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Financial Specialists in Pennsylvania are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Financial Specialists in Pennsylvania is growing faster than average.

  • Financial Specialists in Pennsylvania earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Financial Specialists Work in Pennsylvania?

In 2018, there were 3,370 Financial Specialists working in the state.

There were 3,700 Financial Specialists employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 330 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


The typical state has 1,410 Financial Specialists working in it, which means Pennsylvania has more Financial Specialists than average.


Job Projections for Pennsylvania

Jobs for Financial Specialists in this state are growing at a rate of 8.6% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 9.6%.


Pennsylvania Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 380 annual job openings, and 4,410 total jobs in 2026 for Financial Specialists in this state.

Nationwide, the prediction is 13,100 annual jobs and 149,000 total jobs in 2026.

What do Financial Specialists Make in Pennsylvania?

In 2018 wages for Financial Specialists ranged from $42,300 to $111,140 with $71,240 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $20.34 to $53.43. The median hourly rate was $34.25.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $34.32 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate declined by $0.07.

The median salary in Pennsylvania is higher than the nationwide median salary.


Top Pennsylvania Metros for Financial Specialists

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Financial Specialists.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 7,210 $81,500
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 2,990 $76,300
Pittsburgh, PA 620 $69,950
Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA 350 $70,950
York-Hanover, PA 200 $78,480
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ 110 $77,690
Erie, PA 90 $40,030
Scranton–Wilkes-Barre–Hazleton, PA 90 $59,550
Lebanon, PA 70 $59,440
Lancaster, PA 70 $52,900
Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA 60 $76,600

Top States for Financial Specialists Employment

View the list below to see where most Financial Specialists work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
California 19,100 $72,620
Texas 10,780 $62,900
Florida 6,410 $62,400
New Jersey 5,360 $77,080
Ohio 5,300 $75,670
Maryland 5,260 $71,230
Georgia 4,740 $73,370
Virginia 4,500 $82,900
Illinois 4,500 $82,100
New York 4,450 $81,800
Michigan 4,050 $59,420
Colorado 3,650 $74,680
North Carolina 3,430 $67,040
Pennsylvania 3,370 $71,240
Minnesota 3,320 $65,470
District of Columbia 3,070 $103,300
Arizona 2,980 $71,620
Washington 2,920 $65,840
Massachusetts 2,890 $81,120
Tennessee 2,770 $57,100

Below are the states where Financial Specialists get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
District of Columbia $103,300
Virginia $82,900
Illinois $82,100
New York $81,800
Massachusetts $81,120
New Hampshire $77,300
New Jersey $77,080
Ohio $75,670
Colorado $74,680
Connecticut $73,560

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