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Occupational Employment and Wage Statistics
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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2021

13-2051 Financial and Investment Analysts

Conduct quantitative analyses of information involving investment programs or financial data of public or private institutions, including valuation of businesses. Excludes “Budget Analysts” (13-2031), “Financial Risk Specialists” (13-2054), and “Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents” (41-3031).


National estimates for Financial and Investment Analysts
Industry profile for Financial and Investment Analysts
Geographic profile for Financial and Investment Analysts

National estimates for Financial and Investment Analysts:

Employment estimate and mean wage estimates for Financial and Investment Analysts:

Employment (1) Employment
RSE (3)
Mean hourly
wage
Mean annual
wage (2)
Wage RSE (3)
291,880 1.5 % $ 49.53 $ 103,020 0.9 %

Percentile wage estimates for Financial and Investment Analysts:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $ 27.84 $ 31.75 $ 44.03 $ 59.91 $ 80.08
Annual Wage (2) $ 57,900 $ 66,030 $ 91,580 $ 124,610 $ 166,560


Industry profile for Financial and Investment Analysts:

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

Industries with the highest levels of employment in Financial and Investment Analysts:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investments and Related Activities 74,650 7.78 $ 59.63 $ 124,020
Management of Companies and Enterprises 37,700 1.48 $ 45.90 $ 95,460
Credit Intermediation and Related Activities (5221 and 5223 only) 26,010 1.30 $ 48.20 $ 100,250
Insurance Carriers 13,130 1.09 $ 49.12 $ 102,170
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services 12,500 0.80 $ 51.78 $ 107,700

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in Financial and Investment Analysts:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Other Investment Pools and Funds 1,590 12.57 $ 50.76 $ 105,580
Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investments and Related Activities 74,650 7.78 $ 59.63 $ 124,020
Monetary Authorities-Central Bank 940 4.49 $ 56.77 $ 118,070
Management of Companies and Enterprises 37,700 1.48 $ 45.90 $ 95,460
Nondepository Credit Intermediation 9,130 1.47 $ 40.60 $ 84,440

Top paying industries for Financial and Investment Analysts:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Other Information Services 1,810 0.50 $ 60.69 $ 126,240
Water, Sewage and Other Systems 40 0.07 $ 59.77 $ 124,320
Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investments and Related Activities 74,650 7.78 $ 59.63 $ 124,020
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing 120 0.12 $ 58.69 $ 122,070
Pipeline Transportation of Crude Oil 60 0.51 $ 58.28 $ 121,210


Geographic profile for Financial and Investment Analysts:

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



Map of employment of financial and investment analysts by state, May 2021


States with the highest employment level in Financial and Investment Analysts:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
New York 49,620 5.72 2.76 $ 63.31 $ 131,690
California 35,360 2.14 1.03 $ 51.95 $ 108,060
Texas 23,820 1.95 0.94 $ 42.80 $ 89,020
Illinois 14,920 2.65 1.28 $ 49.94 $ 103,870
Florida 13,160 1.53 0.74 $ 44.93 $ 93,450


Map of location quotient of financial and investment analysts by state, May 2021


States with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in Financial and Investment Analysts:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
District of Columbia 4,350 6.57 3.17 $ 54.24 $ 112,820
New York 49,620 5.72 2.76 $ 63.31 $ 131,690
Delaware 1,900 4.37 2.11 $ 48.20 $ 100,250
Rhode Island 1,910 4.17 2.01 $ 47.27 $ 98,310
Connecticut 5,680 3.61 1.74 $ 55.02 $ 114,440


Map of annual mean wages of financial and investment analysts by state, May 2021


Top paying states for Financial and Investment Analysts:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
New York 49,620 5.72 2.76 $ 63.31 $ 131,690
Alaska 270 0.92 0.45 $ 61.07 $ 127,030
Connecticut 5,680 3.61 1.74 $ 55.02 $ 114,440
District of Columbia 4,350 6.57 3.17 $ 54.24 $ 112,820
Wyoming 50 0.20 0.10 $ 54.09 $ 112,510



Map of employment of financial and investment analysts by area, May 2021


Metropolitan areas with the highest employment level in Financial and Investment Analysts:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 51,070 5.88 2.84 $ 64.25 $ 133,640
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 12,680 3.00 1.45 $ 51.68 $ 107,490
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 11,760 2.06 0.99 $ 46.71 $ 97,150
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 11,440 3.90 1.88 $ 52.74 $ 109,700
Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH 10,270 3.97 1.92 $ 50.84 $ 105,750
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 10,040 2.80 1.35 $ 41.74 $ 86,820
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA 9,730 4.34 2.09 $ 59.39 $ 123,520
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 9,200 3.46 1.67 $ 47.90 $ 99,620
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 6,290 2.43 1.17 $ 44.84 $ 93,270
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 5,900 2.04 0.98 $ 45.31 $ 94,240


Map of location quotient of financial and investment analysts by area, May 2021


Metropolitan areas with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in Financial and Investment Analysts:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT 2,670 7.12 3.44 $ 65.20 $ 135,620
Olympia-Tumwater, WA 790 7.06 3.41 $ 32.70 $ 68,010
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 51,070 5.88 2.84 $ 64.25 $ 133,640
Bloomington, IL 460 5.57 2.69 $ 46.05 $ 95,790
Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC 5,430 4.49 2.17 $ 47.73 $ 99,290
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA 9,730 4.34 2.09 $ 59.39 $ 123,520
Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH 10,270 3.97 1.92 $ 50.84 $ 105,750
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 11,440 3.90 1.88 $ 52.74 $ 109,700
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA 4,060 3.80 1.83 $ 63.86 $ 132,820
Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT 1,970 3.62 1.75 $ 46.77 $ 97,290