Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2014

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)
262,610 1.3 % $44.35 $92,250 0.8 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $23.16 $29.01 $37.80 $51.27 $74.36
Annual Wage (2) $48,170 $60,350 $78,620 $106,640 $154,680


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 43,940 10.33 $55.49 $115,420
Management of Companies and Enterprises 38,300 1.74 $40.52 $84,280
Securities and Commodity Contracts Intermediation and Brokerage 22,810 5.15 $53.13 $110,510
Depository Credit Intermediation 20,920 1.24 $42.91 $89,250
Insurance Carriers 13,630 1.17 $39.76 $82,700

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 43,940 10.33 $55.49 $115,420
Other Investment Pools and Funds 510 6.84 (8) (8)
Securities and Commodity Exchanges 400 6.09 $59.81 $124,400
Securities and Commodity Contracts Intermediation and Brokerage 22,810 5.15 $53.13 $110,510
Management of Companies and Enterprises 38,300 1.74 $40.52 $84,280

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Securities and Commodity Exchanges 400 6.09 $59.81 $124,400
Other Financial Investment Activities 43,940 10.33 $55.49 $115,420
Securities and Commodity Contracts Intermediation and Brokerage 22,810 5.15 $53.13 $110,510
Other Information Services 1,280 0.62 $51.69 $107,510
Lessors of Real Estate 1,170 0.20 $51.16 $106,410


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 37,340 4.24 2.18 $57.32 $119,230
California 31,840 2.11 1.08 $49.50 $102,950
Texas 21,790 1.94 1.00 $43.64 $90,770
Massachusetts 16,640 5.01 2.58 $48.98 $101,890
Illinois 12,230 2.12 1.09 $42.18 $87,730



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 2,730 6.43 3.31 $40.42 $84,070
District of Columbia 4,040 5.98 3.08 $49.72 $103,420
Massachusetts 16,640 5.01 2.58 $48.98 $101,890
New York 37,340 4.24 2.18 $57.32 $119,230
Connecticut 6,500 3.95 2.03 $47.97 $99,780



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 37,340 4.24 2.18 $57.32 $119,230
District of Columbia 4,040 5.98 3.08 $49.72 $103,420
California 31,840 2.11 1.08 $49.50 $102,950
Alaska 280 0.85 0.44 $49.37 $102,690
Massachusetts 16,640 5.01 2.58 $48.98 $101,890




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-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 35,170 6.52 3.36 $59.66 $124,080
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA NECTA Division 13,450 7.49 3.86 $50.82 $105,710
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 10,230 4.30 2.21 $47.80 $99,430
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division 9,830 2.62 1.35 $43.11 $89,660
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 7,390 1.82 0.94 $46.79 $97,320
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 7,230 3.23 1.66 $44.35 $92,250
San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, CA Metropolitan Division 6,820 6.28 3.23 $62.62 $130,250
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX 6,350 2.23 1.15 $45.59 $94,820
Philadelphia, PA Metropolitan Division 5,950 3.19 1.64 $40.24 $83,690
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 5,790 2.43 1.25 $38.61 $80,300



Metropolitan areas with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT 3,520 8.34 4.29 $54.70 $113,780
Wilmington, DE-MD-NJ Metropolitan Division 2,690 7.98 4.11 $40.47 $84,170
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA NECTA Division 13,450 7.49 3.86 $50.82 $105,710
New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 35,170 6.52 3.36 $59.66 $124,080
San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, CA Metropolitan Division 6,820 6.28 3.23 $62.62 $130,250
Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA 1,510 4.40 2.26 $37.98 $79,000
Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill, NC-SC 4,000 4.40 2.26 $45.71 $95,080
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 10,230 4.30 2.21 $47.80 $99,430
Durham-Chapel Hill, NC 1,120 3.93 2.02 $37.02 $76,990
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA 3,740 3.84 1.98 $51.96 $108,080