Financial analysts are most often employed by the Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments industry. The average yearly wage for Financial analysts was $121,911 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Financial analysts by wage are Computer & information systems managers, Sales managers, and Sales engineers.
Financial analysts are part of the Business & financial operations occupations, along with Agents & business managers of artists, performers, & athletes, Buyers & purchasing agents, farm products, Wholesale & retail buyers, except farm products, Purchasing agents, except wholesale, retail, & farm products, Claims adjusters, appraisers, examiners, & investigators, and 24 more.
The top 3 locations that employ the most Financial analysts are Chelsea, Clinton & Midtown Business District PUMA, NY, Battery Park City, Greenwich Village & Soho PUMA, NY, and Fulton County (Central)Atlanta City (North) PUMA, GA. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Financial analysts are Chelsea, Clinton & Midtown Business District PUMA, NY, Battery Park City, Greenwich Village & Soho PUMA, NY, and Chinatown & Lower East Side PUMA, NY.