Financial and Investment Analysts

General Information


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

Business Breakdown

People in this career work in these sectors.

  1. Private, for profit79.30%
  2. Private, not for profit6.12%
  3. State and local government5.04%
  4. Federal government4.75%
  5. Self-employed4.53%

Industry areas

  • Finance

Job Outlook

Overall employment of financial analysts is projected to grow 9 percent from 2021 to 2031, faster than the average for all occupations. About 32,000 openings for financial analysts are projected each year, on average, over the decade. Many of those openings are expected to result from the need to replace workers who transfer to different occupations or exit the labor force, such as to retire.

Read More
No Information for this section


Average Salary



State-by-state Salary

Gray states indicate no data available

No Information for this section


No Information for this section