Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2013

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)
250,670 1.3 % $44.05 $91,620 0.7 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $23.13 $28.85 $37.68 $51.19 $73.28
Annual Wage (2) $48,100 $60,010 $78,380 $106,470 $152,420


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 43,640 10.85 $55.64 $115,740
Management of Companies and Enterprises 34,650 1.63 $40.20 $83,620
Depository Credit Intermediation 20,810 1.21 $42.69 $88,790
Securities and Commodity Contracts Intermediation and Brokerage 20,580 4.65 $52.83 $109,880
Insurance Carriers 14,460 1.23 $39.05 $81,220

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 43,640 10.85 $55.64 $115,740
Securities and Commodity Contracts Intermediation and Brokerage 20,580 4.65 $52.83 $109,880
Insurance and Employee Benefit Funds 240 2.72 (8) (8)
Management of Companies and Enterprises 34,650 1.63 $40.20 $83,620
Nondepository Credit Intermediation 9,020 1.52 $40.54 $84,330

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Other Financial Investment Activities 43,640 10.85 $55.64 $115,740
Securities and Commodity Exchanges (8) (8) $54.24 $112,820
Securities and Commodity Contracts Intermediation and Brokerage 20,580 4.65 $52.83 $109,880
Other Information Services 1,130 0.60 $50.97 $106,010
Advertising, Public Relations, and Related Services 550 0.12 $50.71 $105,480


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 34,850 4.04 2.13 $57.72 $120,060
California 31,940 2.17 1.15 $49.34 $102,630
Texas 20,330 1.86 0.99 $43.08 $89,600
Massachusetts 15,140 4.65 2.46 $48.80 $101,500
Illinois 11,730 2.06 1.09 $39.10 $81,330




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)
District of Columbia 4,640 6.97 3.69 $48.32 $100,510
Delaware 2,230 5.40 2.86 $41.99 $87,330
Massachusetts 15,140 4.65 2.46 $48.80 $101,500
New York 34,850 4.04 2.13 $57.72 $120,060
Connecticut 6,570 4.02 2.12 $49.26 $102,460




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 34,850 4.04 2.13 $57.72 $120,060
Oregon 1,920 1.17 0.62 $51.44 $106,990
California 31,940 2.17 1.15 $49.34 $102,630
Connecticut 6,570 4.02 2.12 $49.26 $102,460
Massachusetts 15,140 4.65 2.46 $48.80 $101,500





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 32,630 6.22 3.29 $60.16 $125,140
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA NECTA Division 13,320 7.61 4.03 $50.10 $104,200
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 10,750 4.54 2.40 $47.66 $99,120
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division 9,140 2.47 1.31 $39.69 $82,550
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 8,330 2.10 1.11 $50.88 $105,830
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 6,560 3.05 1.61 $42.41 $88,210
Philadelphia, PA Metropolitan Division 6,030 3.28 1.73 $39.10 $81,330
San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, CA Metropolitan Division 5,880 5.62 2.97 $59.49 $123,730
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 5,740 2.49 1.31 $40.42 $84,070
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX 5,720 2.08 1.10 $47.62 $99,060




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 4,020 9.57 5.06 $55.72 $115,900
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA NECTA Division 13,320 7.61 4.03 $50.10 $104,200
Wilmington, DE-MD-NJ Metropolitan Division 2,190 6.74 3.56 $42.02 $87,400
New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 32,630 6.22 3.29 $60.16 $125,140
San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, CA Metropolitan Division 5,880 5.62 2.97 $59.49 $123,730
Sioux Falls, SD 670 4.71 2.49 $30.64 $63,730
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 10,750 4.54 2.40 $47.66 $99,120
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA 4,060 4.36 2.31 $53.55 $111,380
Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA 1,270 3.85 2.03 $37.58 $78,160
Durham-Chapel Hill, NC 1,010 3.64 1.93 $36.28 $75,470