Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2016

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)
281,610 1.3 % $46.94 $97,640 1.0 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $24.21 $30.11 $39.31 $53.73 $79.38
Annual Wage (2) $50,350 $62,640 $81,760 $111,760 $165,100


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 42,930 9.39 $57.29 $119,170
Management of Companies and Enterprises 37,940 1.65 $42.54 $88,480
Securities and Commodity Contracts Intermediation and Brokerage 27,580 6.16 $63.16 $131,370
Depository Credit Intermediation 22,430 1.33 $43.73 $90,950
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services 12,110 0.91 $48.58 $101,040

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 42,930 9.39 $57.29 $119,170
Other Investment Pools and Funds 430 7.57 $61.09 $127,060
Monetary Authorities-Central Bank 1,150 6.52 $46.11 $95,900
Securities and Commodity Contracts Intermediation and Brokerage 27,580 6.16 $63.16 $131,370
Securities and Commodity Exchanges 270 5.96 $56.06 $116,600

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Grantmaking and Giving Services 790 0.57 $68.68 $142,850
Securities and Commodity Contracts Intermediation and Brokerage 27,580 6.16 $63.16 $131,370
Other Investment Pools and Funds 430 7.57 $61.09 $127,060
Lessors of Real Estate 2,340 0.40 $59.24 $123,210
Other Financial Investment Activities 42,930 9.39 $57.29 $119,170


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 49,050 5.39 2.69 $62.33 $129,640
California 34,100 2.14 1.06 $52.72 $109,650
Texas 23,710 2.02 1.01 $44.67 $92,920
Illinois 13,840 2.34 1.17 $46.32 $96,350
Massachusetts 13,700 3.96 1.97 $46.49 $96,700




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 3,570 8.09 4.04 $41.12 $85,530
New York 49,050 5.39 2.69 $62.33 $129,640
District of Columbia 3,010 4.29 2.14 $49.95 $103,900
Massachusetts 13,700 3.96 1.97 $46.49 $96,700
Connecticut 6,040 3.62 1.81 $50.43 $104,880




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 49,050 5.39 2.69 $62.33 $129,640
Colorado 3,570 1.42 0.71 $53.84 $112,000
California 34,100 2.14 1.06 $52.72 $109,650
Connecticut 6,040 3.62 1.81 $50.43 $104,880
District of Columbia 3,010 4.29 2.14 $49.95 $103,900





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 47,190 7.17 3.57 $64.00 $133,130
Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights, IL Metropolitan Division 10,610 2.92 1.45 $45.45 $94,530
Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA NECTA Division 9,990 5.54 2.76 $47.90 $99,640
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 9,390 3.77 1.88 $46.58 $96,890
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 8,040 2.74 1.37 $46.68 $97,090
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 8,010 1.90 0.95 $47.05 $97,870
San Francisco-Redwood City-South San Francisco, CA Metropolitan Division 7,300 6.84 3.41 $68.19 $141,840
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 7,000 2.88 1.44 $45.66 $94,970
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 5,800 2.27 1.13 $39.12 $81,360
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 5,790 3.03 1.51 $43.06 $89,560