Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2018

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)
306,200 1.4 % $48.55 $100,990 0.9 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $25.26 $31.42 $41.18 $55.94 $80.49
Annual Wage (2) $52,540 $65,350 $85,660 $116,360 $167,420


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)
Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investments and Related Activities 74,830 8.04 $62.67 $130,360
Management of Companies and Enterprises 38,850 1.64 $44.16 $91,860
Credit Intermediation and Related Activities (5221 And 5223 only) 28,600 1.42 $45.57 $94,780
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services 13,550 0.94 $44.55 $92,660
Nondepository Credit Intermediation 12,100 1.96 $44.91 $93,420

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 Investment Pools and Funds 1,030 12.03 (8) (8)
Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investments and Related Activities 74,830 8.04 $62.67 $130,360
Monetary Authorities-Central Bank 1,170 6.34 $51.29 $106,690
Nondepository Credit Intermediation 12,100 1.96 $44.91 $93,420
Management of Companies and Enterprises 38,850 1.64 $44.16 $91,860

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Grantmaking and Giving Services 1,060 0.75 $65.95 $137,170
Support Activities for Mining (8) (8) $64.71 $134,600
Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investments and Related Activities 74,830 8.04 $62.67 $130,360
Health and Personal Care Stores 40 (7) $54.88 $114,160
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 390 0.02 $52.98 $110,210


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 53,250 5.67 2.68 $66.00 $137,270
California 37,900 2.23 1.05 $52.71 $109,640
Texas 26,850 2.22 1.05 $45.66 $94,980
Illinois 14,810 2.47 1.17 $42.67 $88,760
Massachusetts 13,400 3.75 1.77 $50.74 $105,540




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 3,440 7.67 3.62 $45.07 $93,740
New York 53,250 5.67 2.68 $66.00 $137,270
District of Columbia 3,850 5.40 2.55 $49.28 $102,510
Connecticut 6,240 3.76 1.78 $50.94 $105,950
Massachusetts 13,400 3.75 1.77 $50.74 $105,540




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Wyoming 90 0.34 0.16 $67.14 $139,660
New York 53,250 5.67 2.68 $66.00 $137,270
California 37,900 2.23 1.05 $52.71 $109,640
Colorado 3,770 1.44 0.68 $52.46 $109,120
New Jersey 10,560 2.61 1.23 $51.01 $106,100





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-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 56,550 5.95 2.81 $66.26 $137,820
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 14,140 2.31 1.09 $49.73 $103,430
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 13,180 2.84 1.34 $43.36 $90,190
Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH 12,580 4.56 2.15 $51.74 $107,620
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 11,570 3.69 1.74 $48.80 $101,510
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 10,800 3.79 1.79 $46.83 $97,400
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 10,540 2.95 1.40 $45.87 $95,420
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA 10,100 4.18 1.97 $62.40 $129,790
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 9,170 3.07 1.45 $48.06 $99,970
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 6,050 2.26 1.07 $41.82 $86,990