Financial Analysts

Financial analysts provide guidance to businesses and individuals making investment decisions. They assess the performance of stocks, bonds, and other types of investments.

$84,300

Median US Salary

Bachelor's degree

Minimum education requirement

Outlook for Financial Analysts

Currently employed

294,110

In the U.S. Total

Job Growth

11%

2016 - 2026 growth rate

Jobs added

10,000 to 49,999

Estimated over the next 10 years

Median Salary by State for Financial Analysts

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10 Highest Paying States

(Median salary)

New York $108,060

California $94,430

New Jersey $93,360

District of Columbia $92,670

Connecticut $91,600

Alaska $90,950

Massachusetts $86,880

Oregon $85,850

Virginia $85,060

Colorado $84,650

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Cities with the most jobs for Financial Analysts

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10 Highest Paying Cities

(Median salary)

San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles-Arroyo Grande, CA: $119,350

Missoula, MT: $115,220

Winchester, VA: $113,110

New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY: $110,060

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA: $104,610

Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT: $104,220

San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA: $103,580

Boulder, CO: $102,150

Manchester, NH: $99,950

Salem, OR: $98,110

Maxxing your 401k as Financial Analysts

All numbers based on median salary

% to Max 401k

22.5%

Per paycheck

$729.52

Bi-Weekly Pay Period

Gross Income $3,242.31
Pre Tax Retirement $729.52
Before Taxes $2,512.79
Taxes $753.84
Take Home $1,758.95

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