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Career Profile: Financial and Investment Analysts

Conduct quantitative analyses of information involving investment programs or financial data of public or private institutions, including valuation of businesses.

Salary and Outlook

According to the US Department of Labor, there are 492,100 people employed as financial and investment analysts in the United States. The median annual salary is $83,700. Entry level employees earn approximately $48,760 per year and senior employees earn approximately $159,560 per year.

Estimates do not include other potential benefits such as health insurance, overtime pay, or retirement benefits that may be offered by employers.

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Job Outlook


Total Current Jobs:
492,100
Annual Openings:
41,000
Increase in Openings by 2030:
6%
Annual Salary Range:
$48,760 - $159,560
Education Requirements:
Bachelor's degree