Demographic information on Financial analysts in the US. The average age of male Financial analysts in the workforce is 37.2 and of female Financial analysts is 40.8, and the most common race/ethnicity for Financial analysts is White.
Data on higher education choices for Financial analysts from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Financial analysts is Business but a relatively high number of Financial analysts hold a major in Multidisciplinary or General Science.
Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for Financial analysts from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Financial analysts need many skills, but most especially Reading Comprehension, Writing, and Active Listening. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Financial analysts need more than the average amount of Management of Financial Resources, Operations Analysis, and Systems Analysis.
Projections on wages and job growth for Financial analysts from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The ten-year national workforce is projected to grow 6.5%, but Financial analysts are expected to see a growth of 11.7% over the same period. This occupation is expected to grow faster than the national average.