The above snapshots are taken from payscale.com which updated the data from 151 individuals from US, as of 18th December, 2011. The data suggests the salary range of Chartered Financial Analysts from $34,906 - $116,703. The bonuses are from $1,454 - $41,217. The Profit sharing is from $23.49 - $28,118. This results in Total Pay ranging from $37,477 - $139,591.
The popular industries which have hired such people in increasing order of Salary are Financial Services, Investment Services, Banking, Investment Banking, Insurance & Financial Services.
It is important to note that irrespective of the Degrees the median salary is almost the same. Medical benefits are most common.