Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2012

13-2051 Financial Analysts

Conduct quantitative analyses of information affecting investment programs of public or private institutions.


National estimates for this occupation
Industry profile for this occupation
Geographic profile for this occupation

National estimates for this occupation: Top

Employment estimate and mean wage estimates for this occupation:

Employment (1) Employment
RSE (3)
Mean hourly
wage
Mean annual
wage (2)
Wage RSE (3)
239,810 1.3 % $42.98 $89,410 0.7 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $22.66 $28.35 $37.00 $49.72 $71.36
Annual Wage (2) $47,130 $58,970 $76,950 $103,410 $148,430


Industry profile for this occupation: Top

Industries with the highest published employment and wages for this occupation are provided. For a list of all industries with employment in this occupation, see the Create Customized Tables function.

Industries with the highest levels of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Other Financial Investment Activities 36,760 10.33 $54.26 $112,860
Management of Companies and Enterprises 30,840 1.54 $39.76 $82,700
Depository Credit Intermediation 21,180 1.23 $41.20 $85,690
Securities and Commodity Contracts Intermediation and Brokerage 17,110 3.78 $52.39 $108,980
Insurance Carriers 14,360 1.24 $39.26 $81,660

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Other Financial Investment Activities 36,760 10.33 $54.26 $112,860
Other Investment Pools and Funds 2,280 5.64 $51.26 $106,620
Monetary Authorities-Central Bank 830 5.00 $36.76 $76,460
Securities and Commodity Exchanges 340 4.87 $55.25 $114,930
Securities and Commodity Contracts Intermediation and Brokerage 17,110 3.78 $52.39 $108,980

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Securities and Commodity Exchanges 340 4.87 $55.25 $114,930
Other Financial Investment Activities 36,760 10.33 $54.26 $112,860
Securities and Commodity Contracts Intermediation and Brokerage 17,110 3.78 $52.39 $108,980
Advertising, Public Relations, and Related Services 610 0.14 $51.44 $107,000
Other Investment Pools and Funds 2,280 5.64 $51.26 $106,620


Geographic profile for this occupation: Top

States and areas with the highest published employment, location quotients, and wages for this occupation are provided. For a list of all areas with employment in this occupation, see the Create Customized Tables function.





States with the highest employment level in this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
New York 33,240 3.89 2.11 $55.94 $116,350
California 29,880 2.09 1.13 $48.76 $101,410
Texas 18,610 1.76 0.96 $41.17 $85,640
Massachusetts 14,710 4.59 2.49 $43.81 $91,120
Pennsylvania 11,080 1.98 1.08 $35.65 $74,150




States with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
District of Columbia 4,660 7.12 3.87 $50.36 $104,750
Delaware 2,310 5.69 3.09 $38.35 $79,770
Massachusetts 14,710 4.59 2.49 $43.81 $91,120
New York 33,240 3.89 2.11 $55.94 $116,350
Connecticut 6,070 3.74 2.03 $51.52 $107,170




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
New York 33,240 3.89 2.11 $55.94 $116,350
Oregon 2,040 1.26 0.69 $52.16 $108,490
Connecticut 6,070 3.74 2.03 $51.52 $107,170
District of Columbia 4,660 7.12 3.87 $50.36 $104,750
California 29,880 2.09 1.13 $48.76 $101,410





Metropolitan areas with the highest employment level in this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 29,510 5.72 3.11 $59.06 $122,840
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA NECTA Division 12,800 7.48 4.06 $44.64 $92,850
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 10,920 4.66 2.53 $47.66 $99,140
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 9,010 2.33 1.26 $51.57 $107,260
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division 8,060 2.21 1.20 $40.34 $83,910
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 6,160 2.94 1.60 $40.47 $84,190
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 5,940 2.63 1.43 $38.55 $80,180
San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, CA Metropolitan Division 5,460 5.46 2.97 $56.85 $118,240
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX 5,250 1.99 1.08 $44.93 $93,460
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 5,090 2.91 1.58 $35.80 $74,470




Metropolitan areas with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT 3,590 8.65 4.70 $59.78 $124,350
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA NECTA Division 12,800 7.48 4.06 $44.64 $92,850
Wilmington, DE-MD-NJ Metropolitan Division 2,280 7.08 3.85 $38.34 $79,750
New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 29,510 5.72 3.11 $59.06 $122,840
San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, CA Metropolitan Division 5,460 5.46 2.97 $56.85 $118,240
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 10,920 4.66 2.53 $47.66 $99,140
Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA 1,220 3.77 2.05 $37.20 $77,390
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA 3,320 3.70 2.01 $51.27 $106,650
Durham-Chapel Hill, NC 970 3.57 1.94 $36.89 $76,730
Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT 1,900 3.44 1.87 $38.08 $79,210