Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2015

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)
268,360 1.3 % $45.83 $95,320 0.9 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $23.77 $29.64 $38.61 $53.07 $77.29
Annual Wage (2) $49,450 $61,650 $80,310 $110,390 $160,760


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 42,740 9.69 $57.48 $119,570
Management of Companies and Enterprises 38,710 1.71 $41.87 $87,090
Securities and Commodity Contracts Intermediation and Brokerage 26,460 5.92 $56.94 $118,430
Depository Credit Intermediation 20,810 1.27 $43.74 $90,980
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services 13,290 1.06 $47.89 $99,620

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 42,740 9.69 $57.48 $119,570
Securities and Commodity Exchanges 350 7.07 $57.33 $119,240
Other Investment Pools and Funds 460 6.39 (8) (8)
Securities and Commodity Contracts Intermediation and Brokerage 26,460 5.92 $56.94 $118,430
Nondepository Credit Intermediation 10,390 1.75 $41.74 $86,810

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Other Financial Investment Activities 42,740 9.69 $57.48 $119,570
Securities and Commodity Exchanges 350 7.07 $57.33 $119,240
Securities and Commodity Contracts Intermediation and Brokerage 26,460 5.92 $56.94 $118,430
Other Information Services 1,660 0.72 $53.12 $110,480
Lessors of Nonfinancial Intangible Assets (except Copyrighted Works) 70 0.30 $50.89 $105,850


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 42,350 4.71 2.42 $58.73 $122,170
California 33,260 2.15 1.10 $51.45 $107,010
Texas 22,390 1.94 0.99 $45.39 $94,410
Massachusetts 14,340 4.22 2.17 $50.55 $105,130
Illinois 13,480 2.30 1.18 $46.16 $96,000



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)
Delaware 3,220 7.41 3.81 $41.13 $85,550
District of Columbia 3,330 4.93 2.53 $48.02 $99,890
New York 42,350 4.71 2.42 $58.73 $122,170
Massachusetts 14,340 4.22 2.17 $50.55 $105,130
Connecticut 5,910 3.56 1.83 $48.20 $100,250



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 42,350 4.71 2.42 $58.73 $122,170
Vermont 230 0.76 0.39 $52.72 $109,660
California 33,260 2.15 1.10 $51.45 $107,010
Colorado 3,940 1.61 0.83 $51.08 $106,240
Massachusetts 14,340 4.22 2.17 $50.55 $105,130




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-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 41,350 6.38 3.28 $59.90 $124,580
Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA NECTA Division 11,280 6.40 3.29 $52.91 $110,040
Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights, IL Metropolitan Division 10,230 2.86 1.47 $45.60 $94,840
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 8,240 3.41 1.75 $47.06 $97,890
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 7,550 1.84 0.95 $44.72 $93,010
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 7,280 3.12 1.61 $46.24 $96,180
San Francisco-Redwood City-South San Francisco, CA Metropolitan Division 7,110 6.97 3.58 $66.26 $137,810
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 6,680 2.28 1.17 $49.03 $101,980
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 5,630 2.27 1.17 $38.72 $80,530
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 5,480 2.92 1.50 $42.00 $87,370