Financial analysts are most often employed by the Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments industry. The average yearly wage for Financial analysts was $115,839 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Financial analysts by wage are Astronomers & physicists, Computer & information systems 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, Compliance officers, Cost estimators, Human resources workers, Logisticians, Management analysts, Meeting, convention, & event planners, Fundraisers, Compensation, benefits, & job analysis specialists, Training & development specialists, Market research analysts & marketing specialists, Business operations specialists, all other, Accountants & auditors, Appraisers & assessors of real estate, Budget analysts, Credit analysts, Financial analysts, Personal financial advisors, Insurance underwriters, Financial examiners, Credit counselors & loan officers, Tax examiners & collectors, & revenue agents, Tax preparers, and Other financial specialists
The top 3 locations that employ the most Financial analysts are Chelsea, Clinton & Midtown Business District PUMA, NY, Murray Hill, Gramercy & Stuyvesant Town PUMA, NY, and Upper East Side PUMA, NY. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Financial analysts are Chelsea, Clinton & Midtown Business District PUMA, NY, Murray Hill, Gramercy & Stuyvesant Town PUMA, NY, and Battery Park City, Greenwich Village & Soho PUMA, NY.